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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a collective name originally applied in contempt, but now in honor, to Southey, Coleridge, and Wordsworth, who lived in the lake country of Cumberland, England, Lamb and a few others were classed with these by hostile critics. Called also lakers and lakists.

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  • n. English poets at the beginning of the 19th century who lived in the Lake District and were inspired by it

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