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Poet Laureate

Translation of Poet Laureate in Spanish:

noun plural Poets Laureate Poet Laureates

  • poeta laureado (poeta or poetisa laureada) (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • As well as the Thatchers, the village was also once home to Sir John Betjeman, the former Poet Laureate and was the birthplace of Thomas Hughes, the author of Tom Brown's School Days.
    • During the 1920s John Masefield, the future Poet Laureate, published two novels set in the imaginary Latin American republic of Santa Barbara, Sard Harker and ODTAA.
    • Hopefully it will receive more respect than the last addition to the Square, which was the seat carved from a tree trunk and ‘blessed’ by the Poet Laureate, Seamus Heaney.
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Cultural Note: Poet Laureate

Un poeta designado oficialmente por la Casa Real inglesa desde 1616. Su tarea es escribir poemas para ocasiones oficiales tales como las bodas, nacimientos y defunciones reales. Conserva su título hasta su muerte. En EEUU desde 1986 los poetas laureados son designados por la Library of Congress, pero solo se mantienen en el cargo durante uno o dos años.