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Tennyson, Alfred

Pronunciation: /ˈtenəsən/
1st Baron Tennyson of Aldworth and Freshwater (1809–92), English poet; poet laureate from 1850. His reputation was established by In Memoriam (1850), a long poem concerned with immortality, change, and evolution. Other notable works: “The Charge of the Light Brigade” (1854) and Idylls of the King (1859).

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Syllabification: Ten·ny·son, Alfred

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