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Mer·ton

 (mûr′tn), Robert King 1910-2003.
American sociologist who proposed that deviant behavior results when a society offers no acceptable means of achieving acceptable goals.

Merton

, Thomas 1915-1968.
American Trappist monk and writer of works on contemporary spiritual and secular life, including The Seven Storey Mountain (1948) and No Man Is an Island (1955).

Merton

(ˈmɜːtən)
n
(Placename) a borough in SW Greater London. Pop: 191 400 (2003 est). Area: 38 sq km (15 sq miles)

Merton

(ˈmɜːtən)
n
(Biography) Thomas (Feverel). 1915–68, US writer, monk, and mystic; noted esp for his autobiography The Seven Storey Mountain (1948)

Mer•ton

(ˈmɜr tn)

n.
1. Thomas, 1915–68, U.S. poet and religious writer, born in France.
2. a borough of Greater London, England. 164,500.
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