Paton definition by Webster's New World
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Paton, Alan (Stewart) 1903-88; South African novelist
Paton definition by American Heritage Dictionary
, Alan Stewart 1903-1988.
South African writer noted for his novels Cry, the Beloved Country (1948) and Too Late the Phalarope (1953). He was a founder and leader (1953-1968) of the Liberal Party of South Africa.