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Dunsany

[duhn-sey-nee]
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noun
  1. Edward John More·ton Drax Plun·kett [mawr-tn draks pluhng-ket, -kit, mohr-] /ˈmɔr tn dræks ˈplʌŋ kɛt, -kɪt, ˈmoʊr-/, 18th BaronLord Dunsany, 1878–1957, Irish dramatist, poet, and essayist.
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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.

  • 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.


British Dictionary definitions for dunsany

Dunsany

noun
  1. 18th Baron, title of Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett. 1878–1957, Irish dramatist and short-story writer
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