Bloomfield



Leonard, 1887–1949, U.S. linguist and educator.
a city in NE New Jersey.
a town in N Connecticut.
Contemporary Examples

Elmore Leonard’s Rocky Road to Fame and Fortune Mike Lupica September 12, 2014
The OFF Pocket Is a Pouch That Takes Your Phone Off the Grid Josh Dzieza August 31, 2013
The Hot Food Festival Scoop Katie Workman September 7, 2009
The End of the Detroit Dream Paul Ingrassia January 5, 2010

Historical Examples

Memoirs of the Court of George IV. 1820-1830 (Vol 1) Duke of Buckingham and Chandos
The Sailor’s Word-Book William Henry Smyth
The Willoughby Captains Talbot Baines Reed
The Willoughby Captains Talbot Baines Reed
History of American Socialisms John Humphrey Noyes
The Willoughby Captains Talbot Baines Reed

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Leonard. 1887–1949, US linguist, influential for his strictly scientific and descriptive approach to comparative linguistics; author of Language (1933)

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