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Mc•Car•thy  (mə kärthē),USA pronunciation n. 
    Cor•mac:  (kôrmak, -mək),USA pronunciation born 1933, U.S. novelist.
  1. BiographicalJoseph R(aymond), 1909–57, U.S. politician.
  2. BiographicalJoseph Vincent, 1887–1978, U.S. baseball manager.
  3. BiographicalMary (Therese), born 1912, U.S. novelist.


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McCarthy /məˈkɑːθɪ/ n
  1. Cormac. born 1933, US writer; his novels include Suttree (1979), Blood Meridian (1985), All the Pretty Horses (1992), No Country for Old Men (2005) and The Road (2006)
  2. Joseph R(aymond). 1908–57, US Republican senator, who led (1950-54) the notorious investigations of alleged Communist infiltration into the US government
  3. Mary (Therese). 1912–89, US novelist and critic; her works include The Group (1963)



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