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MacLeish, Archibald

Syllabification: Mac·Leish, Archibald
Pronunciation: /məˈklēSH
 
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Definition of MacLeish, Archibald in English:

( 1892–1982), US poet and public official. His award-winning works include Conquistador (1932), Collected Poems (1952), and J.B. (1958). He was librarian of Congress 1939–42.

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