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MacNeice, Louis

Line breaks: Louis Mac¦Neice
Pronunciation: /məkˈniːs
 
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Definition of MacNeice, Louis in English:

( 1907–63), Northern Irish poet; full name Frederick Louis MacNeice. His work, such as Collected Poems (1966), is characterized by the use of assonance, internal rhymes, and ballad-like repetitions.

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