EDWIN DE LEON
\ˈɛdwɪn də lˈiːɒn], \ˈɛdwɪn də lˈiːɒn], \ˈɛ_d_w_ɪ_n d_ə l_ˈiː__ɒ_n]\
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An American prose-writer; born in Columbia, S. C., 1828; died in New York City, 1891. From 1854 to 1862 he was engaged in editorial work; from 1862 to 1870 held the office of United States consul-general and diplomatic agent at Cairo, Egypt. His published works include: "Thirty Years of my Life on Three Continents"; "The Khedive's Egypt", a novel; "Askaros Kassis, the Captain"; and "Under the Star and Under the Crescent".
By Charles Dudley Warner
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