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Bishop, Elizabeth Syllabification: Bish·op, Elizabeth
Pronunciation: /ˈbiSHəp/

Definition of Bishop, Elizabeth in English:

( 1911–79), US poet. Her poetry contrasts her experiences in South America 1952–67 with her New England origins. She was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for her first two collections, North and South (1946) and A Cold Spring (1955). Other notable works include Geography III (1976).

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