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- 1. Dewey, Melvil Dewey, Melville Louis Kossuth Dewey
- usage: United States librarian who founded the decimal system of classification (1851-1931)
- 2. Dewey, George Dewey, Admiral Dewey
- usage: a United States naval officer remembered for his victory at Manila Bay in the Spanish-American War
- 3. Dewey, John Dewey
- usage: United States pragmatic philosopher who advocated progressive education (1859-1952)
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