/ish"euhr wood'/, n.
Christopher (William Bradshaw) /brad"shaw/, 1904-86, English poet, novelist, and playwright; in the U.S. since 1938.

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  • Isherwood — This interesting name, with the variants Esherwood and Usherwood, is of English origin and is locational from a now so called lost village in the Parish of Bolton le Moors, Lancashire. The name is first found in Lancashire records in the 13th… …   Surnames reference

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  • Isherwood, Christopher William Bradshaw — Christopher Isherwood (links) und W. H. Auden (rechts) fotografiert von Carl van Vechten, 6. Februar 1939 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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