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1. Chiefly US and Canadian a person engaged in retail trade
2. (esp in historical contexts) any trader
a. of the merchant navy
b. of or concerned with trade
Ismail . born 1936, Indian film producer, noted for his collaboration with James Ivory on such films as Shakespeare Wallah (1965), The Europeans (1979), A Room with a View (1986), The Remains of the Day (1993), and The Golden Bowl (2000)