Definition of Frazer, Sir James George in English:

Frazer, Sir James George

Line breaks: Sir James George Fra¦zer
Pronunciation: /ˈfreɪzə
( 1854–1941), Scottish anthropologist. In The Golden Bough (1890–1915) he proposed an evolutionary theory of the development of human thought, from the magical and religious to the scientific.

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