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Millay

[ mi-ley ]
/ mɪˈleɪ /
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noun

Edna St. Vincent Mrs. Eugen Jan Boissevain, 1892–1950, U.S. poet.

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British Dictionary definitions for Millay

Millay
/ (mɪˈleɪ) /

noun

Edna St Vincent. 1892–1950, US poet, noted esp for her sonnets; her collections include The Buck in the Snow (1928) and Fatal Interview (1931)
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