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Maclean, Alistair

Syllabification: Mac·lean, Alistair
Pronunciation: /məˈklān
 
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Definition of Maclean, Alistair in English:

( 1922–87), Scottish novelist. He wrote thrillers including The Guns of Navarone (1957; movie, 1961), Where Eagles Dare (1967; movie, 1969), and Bear Island (1971; movie, 1979).

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