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Hall, Radclyffe

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Pronunciation: /hɔːl
 
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Definition of Hall, Radclyffe in English:

( 1883–1943), English novelist and poet; full name Marguerite Radclyffe Hall. She is chiefly remembered for her novel The Well of Loneliness (1928), an exploration of a lesbian relationship, which caused outrage and was banned in Britain for many years.

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