Definition of Hawthorne, Nathaniel in US English:

Hawthorne, Nathaniel

proper noun

  • (1804–64), US novelist and short-story writer. Much of his fiction explores guilt, sin, and morality. Notable works: The Scarlet Letter (1850), The House of Seven Gables (1851), and The Marble Faun (1860).

Pronunciation

Hawthorne, Nathaniel

/ˈhôˌTHôrn/