Example sentences for: american-born

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  • In India, the daily Pioneer reported that the 81-year-old, American-born violinist Yehudi Menuhin (now an English lord) had been outraged by hints that his health was responsible for the last-minute cancellation of a concert to be held in New Delhi Jan.

  • His mother, Delfia Lopez de la O, American-born, returned with her children to the United States.

  • Cynthia Ozick, the American-born doyenne of contemporary observant Jewish writers, used to make her heroes and heroines refugees from the Nazis, struggling to fortify their shredded piety against the American profanity.

  • The Jordan Times Monday praised the American-born Queen Noor for Jordan's progress in getting rid of anti-personnel land mines in the country.

  • To this list now add Columbia literature professor Edward W. Said, the subject of a fiercely debated article in the September issue of Commentary . The article, by American-born Israeli legal scholar Justus Reid Weiner, contends that Said, who was born in Jerusalem to a Christian Arab family in 1935, has over the years deliberately obscured some facts about his early life, and amplified others, in order to create the impression that he was, of all things, Palestinian.

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