Definition of Blixen

1. Noun. Danish writer who lived in Kenya for 19 years and is remembered for her writings about Africa (1885-1962).




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Blixen

Blida
Bligh
Blighia
Blighia sapida
Blighty
Blimp
Blimps
Blind Freddy
Bliss
Blissenbach
Blissus
Blissus leucopterus
Blissymbols
Blitz
Blitzstein
Blixen (current term)
Bloc
Bloc Quebecois
Blocadren
Bloch
Bloch's reaction
Bloch-Sulzberger disease
Bloch-Sulzberger syndrome
Blochian
Blocq's disease
Bloemfontein
Blogistan
Blok
Blood
Blood in the Water

Literary usage of Blixen

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1. Vision: A Magazine for Youth (1890)
"Dunder and Blixen are in their gayest mood; they fill their nostrils with the winter wind and spin away right merrily. It is now seven o'clock and there are ..."

2. Kenya by Eva Ambros (1999)
"Tour organizers offer trips to the Blixen Museum, although the majority of participants are truly disappointed, since the house is not very impressive. ..."

3. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1858)
"Donner and blixen, but de schiff ish la-p-ge !' exclaimed the man of ' deeps ' and ' marks,' as he reached the quarter-deck, and cast an alarmed look ..."

4. The World at War by Georg Morris Cohen Brandes (1917)
"As his now forgotten letter Blixen-Finecke proves, his intention was to settle the ... population, if Blixen-Finecke became minister of eign affairs. ..."

5. St. Petersburg and London in the Years 1852-64 by Karl Friedrich Vitzthum von Eckst├Ądt (1887)
"Hall and Monrad are wooing by all means, legitimate and illegitimate, for the favour of Herr von Blixen, the only man who has the King's ear. ..."

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