Definition of Emerson, Ralph Waldo in English:

Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Syllabification: Em·er·son, Ralph Waldo
Pronunciation: /ˈemərsən
( 1803–82), US philosopher and poet. In 1832, while visiting Britain, he became associated with German idealism. On his return to the US, he evolved the concept of transcendentalism, which found expression in his essay Nature (1836).

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