(1890-1976) a British writer who wrote many popular novels about murders and the detectives who try to find out who did them. Her most famous characters are Miss Marple and Hercule Poirot, and two of her best-known books are Murder on the Orient Express and Death on the Nile.
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.
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