[ bech-uh-muh n ]
/ ˈbɛtʃ ə mən /
Sir John,1906–84, English poet: poet laureate 1972–84.
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British Dictionary definitions for betjeman
/ (ˈbɛtʃəmən) /
Sir John . 1906–84, English poet, noted for his nostalgic and humorous verse and essays and for his concern for the preservation of historic buildings, esp of the Victorian era. Poet laureate (1972–84)
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