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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Chesterton, Gilbert Keith 1874-1936. British writer and critic known for his Roman Catholicism and his conservative political views. His works include essays, a series of detective novels featuring Father Brown, and volumes of criticism and polemics.

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  • n. conservative English writer of the Roman Catholic persuasion; in addition to volumes of criticism and polemics he wrote detective novels featuring Father Brown (1874-1936)

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