Associations to the word «Melville»


MELVILLE, proper noun. A Scottish habitational surname​ of Norman origin, from Malleville in Normandy.
MELVILLE, proper noun. Herman Melville (1819-1891), an American novelist, essayist, and poet. He is best remembered for the novel Moby-Dick.
MELVILLE, proper noun. His works or media adaptations of his works.

Dictionary definition

MELVILLE, noun. United States writer of novels and short stories (1819-1891).

Wise words

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