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Tagore

[tuh-gawr, -gohr, tah-gawr] /təˈgɔr, -ˈgoʊr, ˈtɑ gɔr/
noun
1.
Sir Rabindranath
[ruh-been-druh-naht] /rəˈbin drəˌnɑt/ (Show IPA),
1861–1941, Indian poet: Nobel prize 1913.
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  • Amongst other contributors the Maharajah of Tagore had given 5,000 rupees.

  • In the fly-leaf of the book was a beautiful portrait of Tagore.

    Captivity

    M. Leonora Eyles
  • In smart intellectual circles Tagore Teas are now all the rage.

  • That such a faith is strange to India may be evidenced by the reception accorded to the poet Tagore in India itself.

  • Does she read it and speak it well enough to be sure that Mr. Tagore has translated himself adequately?

    The Critical Game

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

    The Critical Game

    John Albert Macy
  • Perhaps Mr. Tagore did not know that in English "butter fingers" greasily signifies manual ineptitude.

    The Critical Game

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

    The Joyful Heart Robert Haven Schauffler
British Dictionary definitions for Tagore

Tagore

/təˈɡɔː/
noun
1.
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
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