Definition of Edgar Rice Burroughs from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Edgar Rice Burroughs

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(1875-1950) a US writer who created the character of Tarzan. The first book in the series was Tarzan of the Apes (1914) and 23 more followed. Many Tarzan films have been made. Burroughs also wrote science fiction novels, including The Gods of Mars (1913).