Pronunciation: (nôr'is, nor'-), [key]
1. Charles Gilman, 1881–1945, U.S. novelist and editor.
2. Frank, 1870–1902, U.S. novelist (brother of Charles Gilman).
3. George William, 1861–1944, U.S. senator 1913–43.
4. Kathleen (Thompson), 1880–1966, U.S. novelist and short-story writer (wife of Charles Gilman).
5. a male given name.
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