Orwell

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Orwell

  1. A village and civil parish in South Cambridgeshire district, Cambridgeshire, England (OS grid ref TL3650).
  2. A river in Suffolk, England.
  3. A town in New York.
  4. A village in Ohio.
  5. A settlement in Prince Edward Island.
  6. A town in Vermont.
  7. An English surname.

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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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