from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Whitman, Marcus 1802-1847. American frontier missionary and physician who with his wife Narcissa Prentiss (1808-1847) established a missionary post in the Oregon region (1836).
- Whitman, Walt 1819-1892. American poet whose great work Leaves of Grass (first published 1855), written in unconventional meter and rhyme, celebrates the self, death as a process of life, universal brotherhood, and the greatness of democracy and the United States.
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- proper n. A surname.
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- n. United States poet who celebrated the greatness of America (1819-1892)
- n. United States frontier missionary who established a post in Oregon where Christianity and schooling and medicine were available to Native Americans (1802-1847)
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