biographical name George 1903-1950 pseudonym of Eric Arthur Blair English author • Orwellian adjective

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  • Orwell — can refer to: The writer George Orwell (pen name for Eric Blair) and the derived phrase Orwellian The River Orwell in Suffolk, England Orwell High School in Suffolk, England The village of Orwell, Cambridgeshire, England Royal Navy ships named… …   Wikipedia

  • Orwell — heißen der Orwell (Fluss) in England die 1989 gegründete Modemarke Orwell (Mode) International Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Orwell (Kansas) Orwell (New York) Orwell (Ohio) Orwell (Pennsylvania) Orwell (Vermont) Orwell ist der Nachname… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Orwell —    ORWELL, a parish, in the county of Kinross, 2 miles (N. N. E.) from Kinross; containing, with the villages of Middleton and Milnathort, 2715 inhabitants. This place derives its name, of Gaelic origin, from an estate so called on the banks of… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Orwell — Orwell, OH U.S. village in Ohio Population (2000): 1519 Housing Units (2000): 660 Land area (2000): 1.663821 sq. miles (4.309276 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.663821 sq. miles (4.309276 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Orwell —   [ ɔːwəl], George, eigentlich Eric Arthur Blair [ bleə], englischer Schriftsteller, * Motihari (Bihar, Indien) 25. 6. 1903, ✝ London 21. 1. 1950; Schulbesuch in Eton; ab 1922 Beamter der britischen Polizei in Burma, nahm jedoch 1927 aus Protest… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Orwell — (spr. Oruel), 1) Fluß der englischen Grafschaft Suffolk, nimmt den Gipping auf, fällt unterhalb Ipswich mit dem Sture in die Nordsee; 2) Ort in der schottischen Grafschaft Kinroß; mit Trümmern der Burg Burleigh; 3000 Ew …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Orwell — Orwell, George …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Orwell — (Eric Arthur Blair, dit George) (1903 1950) écrivain anglais. Il a peint un monde ravagé par le totalitarisme: la Ferme des animaux (1945), 1984 (1949) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Orwell — [ôr′wel, ô′wəl] George (pseud. of Eric Arthur Blair) 1903 50; Eng. writer …   English World dictionary

  • Orwell — George Orwell Pour les articles homonymes, voir Blair. George Orwell …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Orwell — This internationally known surname is both English and Scottish. If English it originates from any of the three places called Orwell in the counties of Cambridge and Suffolk. The meaning of the name is believed to be from the Olde English pre 7th …   Surnames reference

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