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

  • Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth 1807-1882. American writer. Extremely popular in the United States in his lifetime, his works include The Song of Hiawatha (1855) and a translation (1865-1867) of Dante's The Divine Comedy.

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  • proper n. A surname, originally a nickname for a tall person.
  • proper n. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, American poet.

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  • n. United States poet remembered for his long narrative poems (1807-1882)


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