Orwell

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Orwell

  1. An English surname​.
  2. A village in Cambridgeshire, England
  3. A river in Suffolk, England
  4. A town in New York
  5. A village in Ohio
  6. A settlement in Prince Edward Island
  7. A town in Vermont

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In addition to the construction Orwellian, it is very common to use the author's pseudo-surname as a stand-in for "totalitarian" and to make coinages based on it, e.g. "Orwellabama" (Orwell + Alabama)[1] or "Orwellesque".[2]

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