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Wolfe(wo͝olf), James 1727-1759.
British general in Canada. He defeated the French at Quebec (1759) but was mortally wounded in the battle.
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1. (Biography) James. 1727–59, English soldier, who commanded the British capture of Quebec, in which he was killed
2. (Biography) Thomas (Clayton). 1900–38, US novelist, noted for his autobiographical fiction, esp Look Homeward, Angel (1929)
3. (Biography) Tom, full name Thomas Kennerly Wolfe. born 1931, US author and journalist; his books include The Right Stuff (1979) and the novels Bonfire of the Vanities (1987), and A Man in Full (1998)
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1. James, 1727–59, English general.
2. Thomas (Clayton), 1900–38, U.S. novelist.
3. Tom (Thomas Kennerly Wolfe, Jr.), born 1931, U.S. novelist and journalist.
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|Noun||1.||Wolfe - United States writer who has written extensively on American culture (born in 1931)|
|2.||Wolfe - United States writer best known for his autobiographical novels (1900-1938)|
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