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

  • Milton, John 1608-1674. English poet and scholar who is best known for the epic poem Paradise Lost (1667), an account of humanity's fall from grace.

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  • proper n. A habitational surname.
  • proper n. A male given name derived from the surname.
  • proper n. Name of many towns in Canada and the US.
  • proper n. Brand name of sterilising compound for baby bottles
  • proper n. Milton Keynes - large new town in England, 90km north of London.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. English poet; remembered primarily as the author of an epic poem describing humanity's fall from grace (1608-1674)


Old English place name from mylen + tun ("mill settlement") and middel + tun ("middle settlement"). (Wiktionary)



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