Tho|reau|vi|an

Tho|reau|vi|an
Tho|reau|vi|an «thuh ROH vee uhn», adjective, noun.
–adj.
of or having to do with the American author and naturalist Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) or his works: »

Thoreauvian ideals.

–n.
a follower of Thoreau, his ideas, or practices: »

The small-town Thoreauvian, the walker in the country (Atlantic).


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