Lake Poets


plural noun

the poets Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Southey: so called from their residence in the Lake District.

Origin of Lake Poets

First recorded in 1810–20
Also called Lake School.
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British Dictionary definitions for lake poets

Lake Poets

pl n

the English poets Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Southey, who lived in and drew inspiration from the Lake District at the beginning of the 19th century
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