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U.S. jurist and statesman: chief justice of the U.S. 1930–41.
U.S. businessman, motion-picture producer, and aviator.
U.S. novelist and poet.
U.S. novelist and biographer.
English poet: poet laureate 1984–98 (husband of Sylvia Plath).
English novelist, reformer, and jurist.
Australian statesman, born in Wales: prime minister 1915–23.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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1905–76, US industrialist, aviator, and film producer. He became a total recluse during the last years of his life
1902–67, US Black poet and writer. His collections include
The Weary Blues
The Panther and the Lash
). 1900–76, British novelist. He wrote
A High Wind in Jamaica
The Fox in the Attic
). 1938–2012, Australian art critic, writer, and broadcaster; his work includes the television series
The Shock of the New
(1981) and the book
The Culture of Complaint
Edward James Hughes.
1930–98, British poet: his works include
The Hawk in the Rain
(1998). Poet laureate (1984–98)
1822–96, British novelist; author of
Tom Brown's Schooldays
1864–1952, Australian statesman, born in England: prime minister of Australia (1915–23)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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