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Meaning of Sumner

Sum•ner

Pronunciation: (sum'nur), [key]
— n.
  1. 1811–74, U.S. statesman.
  2. 1887–1955, U.S. biochemist: Nobel prize 1946.
  3. 1840–1910, U.S. sociologist and economist.
  4. a male given name.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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