Pronunciation: (chām'burz), [key]
1. Robert, 1802–71, Scottish publisher and editor.
2. Robert William, 1865–1933, U.S. novelist and illustrator.
3. Whittaker (Jay David Chambers), 1901–61, U.S. journalist, Communist spy, and accuser of Alger Hiss.
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