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Sheridan, Richard Brinsley

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Pronunciation: /ˈʃɛrɪd(ə)n
 
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Definition of Sheridan, Richard Brinsley in English:

( 1751–1816), Irish dramatist and Whig politician. His plays are comedies of manners; they include The Rivals (1775) and The School for Scandal (1777). In 1780 he entered Parliament, becoming a celebrated orator and holding senior government posts.

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