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Leonard Bloomfield

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Bloomfield, Leonard (1887–1949), U.S. linguist whose book Language (1933) was the chief text of the structuralist school of linguistics, the scientific study of the form and pattern of language. Bloomfield taught at Illinois and Ohio State universities and was Sterling professor of linguistics at Yale after 1940.

See also: Linguistics.

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