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J. M. Synge

Definition:

Irish poet and playwright whose plays are based on rural Irish life (born: 1871 – died: 1909)

Class:

person noun (people)

Type of:

poet » writer » communicator » person

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

John Millington Synge | Edmund John Millington Synge
(Born: 16 April 1871, Rathfarnham, Dublin, Ireland – Died: 24 March 1909(1909-03-24) (aged 37), Elpis Nursing Home, Dublin, Ireland)

an Irish playwright, poet, prose writer, travel writer and collector of folklore. He was a key figure in the Irish Literary Revival and was one of the cofounders of the Abbey Theatre. He's best known for his play The Playboy of the Western World, which... (45 of 3968 words, pronunciation, 4 images)

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Oxford Dictionary:

J. M. Synge | Synge, J. M. | Edmund John Millington Synge

(1871-1909) , Irish dramatist. He's best known for The Playboy of the Western World (1907), which caused riots at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin, because ... (24 of 69 words, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/Synge,-J​.-M​.

Britannica Encyclopedia:

John Millington Synge [Irish author]
(Born: April 16, 1871, Rathfarnham, near Dublin, Ireland – Died: March 24, 1909, Dublin)

leading figure in the Irish literary renaissance, a poetic dramatist of great power who portrayed the harsh rural conditions of the Aran Islands and ... (24 of 423 words, 2 images)

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Collins Dictionary:

Synge | John Millington Synge
(Born: 1871 – Died: 1909)

Irish playwright. His plays, marked by vivid colloquial Irish speech, include "Riders to the Sea" (1904) and "The Playboy of the Western World", ... (23 of 334 words, 5 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/synge

Columbia Encyclopedia:

Synge, John Millington | John Millington Synge
(Born: 1871 – Died: 1909)

Irish poet and dramatist, born: near Dublin, of Protestant parents. He was an important figure in the Irish literary renaissance. As a young man he ... (25 of 294 words, pronunciation)

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Random House Dictionary:

Synge | Synge, John [sense-specific] | John Millington Synge [sense-specific] | John Synge [sense-specific] | Synge, John Millington [sense-specific] | Richard Laurence Millington Synge [sense-specific] | Synge, Richard Laurence Millington [sense-specific]

"John Millington Synge": 1871-1909, Irish dramatist. | "Richard Laurence Millington Synge": born 1914, English biochemist: Nobel prize for chemistry ... (18 of 28 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

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American Heritage Dictionary:

Synge | John Millington Synge
(Born: 1871 – Died: 1909)

Irish playwright whose works, based on rural Irish life, include "The Playboy of the Western World" (1907). (17 of 22 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/synge

New World Dictionary:

Synge

Synge, (Edmund) John Millington 1871-1909; Ir. dramatist | Synge, Richard Laurence Millington 1914-94; British biochemist (14 of 16 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

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Merriam-Webster:

Synge

John Millington 1871-1909 Irish poet and dramatist (7 of 14 words, pronunciation)

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Synge

Richard Laurence Millington 1914-1994 British biochemist (6 of 13 words)

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Macmillan British Dictionary:

poet [countable] | poets [plural]

someone who writes poetry (4 of 30 words, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/poet

Wiktionary:

poet | poets [plural] | poetess [outdated, synonym] | poetesses [outdated, females, plural] | versifier [subtype]

A person who writes poems. (5 of 12 words, pronunciation)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/poet

Cambridge Dictionary:

poet

a person who writes poems (5 of 10 words, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/poet

Encarta Dictionary:

poet | poets [plural]

somebody who writes poems, especially as a vocation | an imaginative, creative, or artistic person (14 of 48 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861738355​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

Synge | John Millington Synge

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "Synge"

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the Free Dictionary:

Synge

Audio 1: British English pronunciation of "Synge"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

Synge

Audio: North American pronunciation of "Synge"

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YourDictionary Audio:

Synge

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