Definition of Beckford, William in English:

Beckford, William

Line breaks: Wil|liam Beck|ford
Pronunciation: /ˈbɛkfəd
 
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( 1759–1844), English writer and collector. As an author he is remembered for the oriental romance Vathek (1786, originally written in French).

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