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  1. Melville, Herman Melvillenoun

    United States writer of novels and short stories (1819-1891)


  1. Melvillenoun

    of Norman origin, from Malleville in Normandy.

  2. Melvillenoun

    Herman Melville (1819-1891), an American novelist, essayist, and poet. He is best remembered for the novel Moby-Dick.

  3. Melvillenoun

    His works or media adaptations of his works.


  1. Melville

    Melville is a small Canadian city located in the east-central portion of Saskatchewan. The city is 145 kilometres north east of the provincial capital of Regina and 45 kilometres south west of Yorkton. Melville is bordered by the rural municipalities of Cana No. 214 and Stanley No. 215. The population as of the 2011 census is 4,517, making it the smallest official city in Saskatchewan.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Melville in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Melville in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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  1. Academy Award winner Ron Howard:

    I loved that it's a sea adventure and that it deals with a mythic figure ... the whale that actually inspired Melville to write 'Moby Dick' was every bit as intense as 'Moby Dick' and that real event was something that I wanted to share with audiences.

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pass through the tissue or substance or its pores or interstices, as of gas
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