American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Neruda, Pablo Originally Ricardo Eliezer Neftali Reyes. 1904-1973. Chilean poet and diplomat whose literary tone of despair, evident in his early works, evolved into one reflecting the socialist commitment of the government of Salvador Allende. He won the 1971 Nobel Prize for Literature.
- n. Chilean poet (1904-1973)
“In the film, Neruda is an avuncular foil for Mario, a tolerant and amiable object of hero worship seen primarily in relation to Mario's transformation.”
“This huge collection is no more than a drop in Neruda's brimming output.”
“Neruda is like catching a condor with a butterfly net.”
“You hear the name Neruda and you think of the sea and South America.”
“And revisiting a touch of Neruda, which is a treat.”
“We were in a dictatorship; we weren't at the time interested in information different from that given by Matilde," he said, referring to Neruda's widow, Matilde Urrutia, who supported the foundation's conclusion until her death.”
“I prefaced my description of the course this year with a quote from Pablo Neruda: From the Inca to the Indian, from the Aztec to the contemporary Mexican peasant, our homeland America has magnificent mountains, rivers, deserts and mines rich in minerals.”
“I read this story, in English, while I was doing my best with Borges (and Lorca, and Unamuno, and Neruda) in the original, in high school.”
“Now, there's another point of contention among Holmes experts about the mention of Norman-Neruda, and that's the piece that Holmes hums to illustrate her abilities.”
“We must hurry up, for I want to go to Halle's concert to hear Norman Neruda this afternoon.”
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