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1 United States educator who introduced reforms that significantly altered the system of public education (1796-1859) [syn: Horace Mann]
2 German writer concerned about the role of the artist in bourgeois society (1875-1955) [syn: Thomas Mann]

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From the Middle High German man, from the Old High German man, from the Germanic root *manna-, from the Proto-Indo-European root *mannus.



Mann (genitive singular: Mannes, nominative plural: Männer, diminutive: Männchen, Männlein)
  1. A man, a male human being.
  2. One's husband.


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Extensive Definition

Mann is a term which can be:
  • An alternative spelling for the Isle of Man (spelt with two n's when 'Isle of' is left out).
Mann in Bavarian: Mo (Begriffsklärung)
Mann in German: Mann (Begriffsklärung)
Mann in Spanish: Mann
Mann in French: Mann
Mann in Italian: MANN
Mann in Dutch: Mann
Mann in Japanese: マン
Mann in Polish: Mann
Mann in Turkish: Mann
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