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Born and educated in a single locale or social class. For example, Adam was a Bostonian, born and bred. Although the two words were paired earlier, the precise locution dates from the mid-1800s.


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  • Borglum

    John Gutzon [guht-suh n] /ˈgʌt sən/ (Show IPA), 1867–1941, and his brother Solon Hannibal, 1868–1922, U.S. sculptors. Historical Examples The Art Of The Moving Picture Vachel Lindsay noun (John) Gutzon (ˈɡʌtsən). 1867–1941, US sculptor, noted for his monumental busts of US presidents carved in the mountainside of Mount Rushmore

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    borgia, lucrezia Borgia, Lucrezia [(looh-kret-see-uh, looh-kree-shuh bawr-juh, bawr-zhuh)]

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