Whittier

[ hwit-ee-er, wit- ]
/ ˈʰwɪt i ər, ˈwɪt- /

noun

John Green·leaf [green-leef] /ˈgrinˌlif/, 1807–92, U.S. poet.
a city in SW California, E of Los Angeles.
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Whittier
/ (ˈwɪtɪə) /

noun

John Greenleaf. 1807–92, US poet and humanitarian: a leading campaigner in the antislavery movement. His poems include Snow-Bound (1866)
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