Whitman

[ hwit-muh n, wit- ]
/ ˈʰwɪt mən, ˈwɪt- /
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noun

Marcus,1802–47, U.S. missionary and pioneer.
Walt(er),1819–92, U.S. poet.
a city in SE Massachusetts.
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Whitman

/ (ˈwɪtmən) /

noun

Walt (er). 1819–92, US poet, whose life's work is collected in Leaves of Grass (1855 and subsequent enlarged editions). His poems celebrate existence and the multiple elements that make up a democratic society
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