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Eliot

[ el-ee-uht, el-yuht ]
/ ˈɛl i ət, ˈɛl yət /
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noun
Charles William, 1834–1926, U.S. educator: president of Harvard University 1869–1909.
George Mary Ann Evans, 1819–80, English novelist.
John "the Apostle of the Indians", 1604–90, American colonial missionary.
Sir John, 1592–1632, English statesman.
T(homas) S(tearns) [sturnz], /stɜrnz/, 1888–1965, British poet and critic, born in the U.S.: Nobel Prize 1948.
a male given name, form of Elias.
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Eliot
/ (ˈɛlɪət) /

noun
George, real name Mary Ann Evans. 1819–80, English novelist, noted for her analysis of provincial Victorian society. Her best-known novels include Adam Bede (1859), The Mill on the Floss (1860), Silas Marner (1861), and Middlemarch (1872)
Sir John. 1592–1632, English statesman, a leader of parliamentary opposition to Charles I
T (homas) S (tearns). 1888–1965, British poet, dramatist, and critic, born in the US His poetry includes Prufrock and Other Observations (1917), The Waste Land (1922), Ash Wednesday (1930), and Four Quartets (1943). Among his verse plays are Murder in the Cathedral (1935), The Family Reunion (1939), The Cocktail Party (1950), and The Confidential Clerk (1954): Nobel prize for literature 1948
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