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[duhn-sey-nee] /dʌnˈseɪ ni/
Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett
[mawr-tn draks pluhng-ket,, -kit,, mohr-] /ˈmɔr tn dræks ˈplʌŋ kɛt,, -kɪt,, ˈmoʊr-/ (Show IPA),
18th Baron ("Lord Dunsany") 1878–1957, Irish dramatist, poet, and essayist. Unabridged
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  • Or in those of such dreamers as Maeterlinck, Dunsany, or Poe.

    The Crow's Nest Clarence Day, Jr.
  • A Night at an Inn is one of Dunsany's contributions to the revival of romance in our generation.

    One-Act Plays Various
  • Dunsany Castle was built by Hugh de Lacy about the middle of the twelfth century.

    One Irish Summer William Eleroy Curtis
  • Dunsany's prime quality is a romantic and highly colored imagination which is rich in symbolism.

  • It was an immediate success and aroused great general interest in Dunsany's other plays.

    One-Act Plays Various
  • A Dunsany play would be too difficult for the Gopher Prairie association.

    Main Street Sinclair Lewis
British Dictionary definitions for Dunsany


18th Baron, title of Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett. 1878–1957, Irish dramatist and short-story writer
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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