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Verne

 (vûrn, vĕrn), Jules Gabriel 1828-1905.
French writer who is considered the founder of modern science fiction. His novels include Journey to the Center of the Earth (1864) and Around the World in Eighty Days (1873).
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Verne

(vɜːn; French vɛrn)
n
(Biography) Jules (ʒyl). 1828–1905, French writer, esp of science fiction, such as Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Sea (1870) and Around the World in Eighty Days (1873)
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Verne

(vɜrn)

n.
Jules, 1828–1905, French novelist.
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VERNE as much at home in voyaging through the air as in journeying "Twenty Thousand Leagues under the Seas."
This struck from all three allusions to Edgar Poe and Jules Verne, and such platitudes as naturally rise to the lips of the most intelligent when they are talking against time, and dealing with a new invention in which it would seem ingenuous to believe too soon; and the question of the telephone carried them safely back to the big house.
Norma was a member of the 1943 Class of Plato Center High School and married Verne L.
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22 (ANI): Hollywood celebrities took to twitter to express grief following the death of actor Verne Troyer, with many fellow stars leading the charge.
ACTOR Verne Troyer - best known for playing Mini-Me in the Austin Powers movies - has died at 49.
The diminutive actor who starred in the Austin Powers movies' as "Mini Me", Verne Troyer, died Saturday at a hospital in Los Angeles.
Verne Troyer, the actor who famously played Mini-Me in the Austin Powers movies died at the age of 49, Saturday. 
American actor and former Celebrity Big Brother contestant Verne Troyer, it was confirmed tonight.
In the statement on Instagram, it said: "It is with great sadness and incredibly heavy hearts to write that Verne passed away today.