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Murdoch

(ˈmɜːdɒk)
n
1. (Biography) Dame (Jean) Iris. 1919–99, British writer. Her books include The Bell (1958), A Severed Head (1961), The Sea, The Sea (1978), which won the Booker Prize, The Philosopher's Pupil (1983), and Existentialists and Mystics (1997)
2. (Biography) (Keith) Rupert. born 1931, US publisher and media entrepreneur, born in Australia; chairman of News International Ltd (including Times Newspapers Ltd), 20th Century-Fox, and HarperCollins
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Mur•doch

(ˈmɜr dɒk)
n.
(Jean) Iris, 1919–99, British novelist.
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Noun1.Murdoch - United States publisher (born in Australia in 1931)Murdoch - United States publisher (born in Australia in 1931)
Australia, Commonwealth of Australia - a nation occupying the whole of the Australian continent; Aboriginal tribes are thought to have migrated from southeastern Asia 20,000 years ago; first Europeans were British convicts sent there as a penal colony
2.Murdoch - British writer (born in Ireland) known primarily for her novels (1919-1999)
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Cynthia Murdoch was a fresh-looking young creature, full of life and vigour.
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Murdoch, the station-master; and Duncan, the valet!
Murdoch. Your head, in this matter, has been the sharper head of the two.
Murdoch, you are going back to the station, I suppose?"
The killing of the elder Jenkins, shortly followed by that of his brother, the mutilation of James Murdoch, the blowing up of the Staphouse family, and the murder of the Stendals all followed hard upon one another in the same terrible winter.
John Major was advised that Rupert Murdoch was warming to the Conservative leader and vehemently opposed a Tony Blair victory at the 1997 General Election - before The Sun threw its weight behind Labour.
Available in both DVD and Blu-ray formats, Murdoch Mysteries: Home for the Holidays is a feature-length mystery set during the late 1890s and early 1900s.
Poking from a small, dry mound of it, in a remote, dusty graveyard a nine-hour drive from the nearest big city, is a wooden cross bearing nothing but two dates and one name: "Keith Murdoch".
Forever wearing blue shorts, flipflops and a blue short-sleeve work shirt, Murdoch would come into the Gassie and have three or four cans of XXXX Gold with Dean.
Former All Blacks prop Keith Murdoch, who was sent home in disgrace from the team's tour of Britain in 1972 for punching a security guard in Cardiff, has died -- New Zealand Rugby said on Friday.