Definition of Orwell

1. Noun. Imaginative British writer concerned with social justice (1903-1950).

Exact synonyms: Eric Arthur Blair, Eric Blair, George Orwell
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer
Derivative terms: Orwellian



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Orwell

Orthonectida
Orthopoxviridae
Orthopristis
Orthopristis chrysopterus
Orthotomus
Orthotomus sutorius
Ortilis vetula macalli
Orton
Ortonesque
Orudis
Orudis KT
Orunmila
Oruvail
Orville
Orville Wright
Orwell
Orwellian
Orycteropodidae
Orycteropus
Orycteropus afer
Oryctolagus
Oryctolagus cuniculus
Oryol
Oryx gazella
Oryza sativa
Oryzomys
Oryzomys palustris
Oryzopsis
Oryzopsis hymenoides
Oryzopsis miliacea

Literary usage of Orwell

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1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1901)
"This skull was obtained in January last from the captain of a dredger employed on the river orwell at Ipswich. It was found when deepening the channel in ..."

2. American Geology: Containing a Statement of the Principles of the Science by Ebenezer Emmons (1855)
"The sparry limestone at orwell, when its relations are investigated, shows that what my friend Prof. Rogers claims as having proved is not yet established, ..."

3. History and Digest of the International Arbitrations to which the United by John Bassett Moore (1898)
"THE RIVERS VERNON, orwell, SEAL, CARDIGAN. FORTUNE, SOURIS. ... Vernon, orwell, Seal.—A line bearing S., 71° 15' E., (magnetic) from China Point to Port ..."

4. The New Statistical Account of Scotland (1845)
"PARISH OF orwell. ... interpretation peculiarly applicable to the property of orwell, ... by Kinross parish and Loch Leven on the south : and by orwell ..."

5. Annual Record of Science and Industry for 1871-78 by Spencer Fullerton Baird (1876)
"A BURIED FOREST IN orwell, ENGLAND. Mr. JE Taylor, according to Nature, has discovered a buried forest in orwell, England, ..."

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