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Noun: Eliot  e-lee-ut
  1. British writer of novels characterized by realistic analysis of provincial Victorian society (1819-1880)
    - George Eliot, Mary Ann Evans
     
  2. British poet (born in the United States) who won the Nobel prize for literature; his plays are outstanding examples of modern verse drama (1888-1965)
    - T. S. Eliot, Thomas Stearns Eliot

Type of: author, dramatist, playwright, poet, writer

Encyclopedia: Eliot, Maine