Tennyson

[ ten-uh-suhn ]

noun
  1. Alfred, Lord 1st Baron, 1809–92, English poet: poet laureate 1850–92.

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Tennyson

/ (ˈtɛnɪsən) /


noun
  1. Alfred, Lord Tennyson. 1809–92, English poet; poet laureate (1850–92). His poems include The Lady of Shalott (1832), Morte d'Arthur (1842), the collection In Memoriam (1850), Maud (1855), and Idylls of the King (1859)

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  • Tennysonian (ˌtɛnɪˈsəʊnɪən), adjective, noun

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