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Lake Poets

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

Origin of Lake Poets

First recorded in 1810–20
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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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