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Byron, George Gordon

Line breaks: George Gor¦don Byron
Pronunciation: /ˈbʌɪərən
 
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Definition of Byron, George Gordon in English:

6th Baron ( 1788–1824), English poet. Byron’s poetry exerted considerable influence on the romantic movement, particularly on the Continent. Having joined the fight for Greek independence, he died of malaria before seeing serious action. Notable works: Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage (1812–18) and Don Juan (1819–24).

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