\dˈɒn pˈa͡ɪət], \dˈɒn pˈaɪət], \d_ˈɒ_n p_ˈaɪ_ə_t]\
Definitions of DONN PIATT
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An American lawyer, journalist, and author; born in Cincinnati, O., 1819; died in 1891. He began his career as a lawyer; was secretary of the Paris legation in Pierce's administration; served as colonel of volunteers during the Civil War; and subsequently became famous as a journalist in Washington. His works include: "Memories of Men Who Saved the Union" (1887); "The Lone Grave of the Shenandoah" (1888); "Life of General George H. Thomas" (1893).
By Charles Dudley Warner
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