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Noun: Burroughs  bur-owz or bú-rowz [N. Amer], bú-rowz [Brit]
  1. United States novelist and author of the Tarzan stories (1875-1950)
    - Edgar Rice Burroughs
     
  2. United States writer noted for his works portraying the life of drug addicts (1914-1997)
    - William Burroughs, William S. Burroughs, William Seward Burroughs
     
  3. United States inventor who patented the first practical adding machine (1855-1898)
    - William Seward Burroughs

Type of: artificer, author, discoverer, inventor, writer

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