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Betjeman

[ bech-uh-muhn ]
/ ˈbɛtʃ ə mən /
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noun
Sir John, 1906–84, English poet: poet laureate 1972–84.
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How to use Betjeman in a sentence

  • Even the world of pony clubs once celebrated by Betjeman and Thelwell now seems a quaint relic of the rural past.

    The Best of Brit Lit|Peter Stothard|April 1, 2010|DAILY BEAST

British Dictionary definitions for Betjeman

Betjeman
/ (ˈbɛtʃəmən) /

noun
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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