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

  • Bryant, William Cullen 1794-1878. American poet, critic, and editor known especially for his early nature poems, such as "Thanatopsis” (1817) and "To a Waterfowl” (1821). As editor and part owner (1829-1878) of the New York Evening Post he advocated reforms ranging from abolitionism to free trade.

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  • proper n. A patronymic surname derived from Brian.
  • proper n. A male given name transferred from the surname.


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