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Lowell

[ loh-uhl ]
/ ˈloʊ əl /
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noun

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Lowell
/ (ˈləʊəl) /

noun

Amy (Lawrence). 1874–1925, US imagist poet and critic
James Russell. 1819–91, US poet, essayist, and diplomat, noted for his series of poems in Yankee dialect, Biglow Papers (1848; 1867)
Robert (Traill Spence). 1917–77, US poet. His volumes of verse include Lord Weary's Castle (1946), Life Studies (1959), For the Union Dead (1964), and a book of free translations of European poems, Imitations (1961)
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