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Tate

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Sir Henry, 1819–99, English merchant and philanthropist: founder of an art gallery (Tate Gallery ) in London, England.
(John Or·ley) Allen [awr-lee], /ˈɔr li/, 1899–1979, U.S. poet, critic, and editor.
James, 1943–2015, U.S. poet.
Na·hum [ney-uhm, -huhm], /ˈneɪ əm, -həm/, 1652–1715, English poet and playwright, born in Ireland: poet laureate 1692–1715.

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Tate
/ (teɪt) /

noun

(John Orley) Allen. 1899–1979, US poet and critic
Sir Henry. 1819–99, British sugar refiner and philanthropist; founder of the Tate Gallery
Nahum (ˈneɪʊm). 1652–1715, British poet, dramatist, and hymn-writer, born in Ireland: poet laureate (1692–1715). He is best known for writing a version of King Lear with a happy ending
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