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Man·de·ville(măn′də-vĭl′), Sir John
Pen name of the unknown compiler of The Voyage and Travels of Sir John Mandeville, Knight (c. 1371), a description of fantastic journeys through the East.
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1. (Biography) Bernard de. ?1670–1733, English author, born in Holland, noted for his satire The Fable of the Bees (1723)
2. (Biography) Sir John. 14th century, English author of The Travels of Sir John Mandeville. The book claims to be an account of the author's journeys in the East but is largely a compilation from other works
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Sir John, died 1372, pseudonymous English travel writer.
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