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[tuh-gawr, -gohr, tah-gawr] /təˈgɔr, -ˈgoʊr, ˈtɑ gɔr/
Sir Rabindranath
[ruh-been-druh-naht] /rəˈbin drəˌnɑt/ (Show IPA),
1861–1941, Indian poet: Nobel prize 1913. Unabridged
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  • Perhaps Mr. Tagore did not know that in English "butter fingers" greasily signifies manual ineptitude.

    The Critical Game John Albert Macy
  • In the fly-leaf of the book was a beautiful portrait of Tagore.

    Captivity M. Leonora Eyles
  • Amongst other contributors the Maharajah of Tagore had given 5,000 rupees.

  • Tagore with a feeble gesture relinquishes his British title as a protest against British crime in India.

    The Critical Game John Albert Macy
  • And men like Masefield, Noyes, and Tagore begin to vie in popularity with the moderately popular novelists.

    The Joyful Heart Robert Haven Schauffler
  • One look at his face convinced me of the truth of Tagore's saying that great activity is poison to the soul.

    Shandygaff Christopher Morley
  • I can not take that line seriously, nor understand how Tagore has become one of England's acknowledged poets.

    The Critical Game John Albert Macy
  • "The scholars severely flayed Tagore for introducing a new style into Bengali poetry," I began.

    Autobiography of a YOGI Paramhansa Yogananda
  • Mrs. Fosdick said she doted on Tagore; Mrs. Calvin expressed herself as being positively insane about him.

    The Portygee Joseph Crosby Lincoln
British Dictionary definitions for Tagore


Rabindranath (rəˈbiːndrəˌnɑːt). 1861–1941, Indian poet and philosopher. His verse collections, written in Bengali and English, include Gitanjali (1910; 1912): Nobel prize for literature 1913
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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