Eliot

biographical name El·iot \ ˈe-lē-ət , ˈel-yət \

Definition of Eliot

Charles William 1834–1926 American educator; president Harvard University (1869–1909)

Eliot

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Definition of Eliot

George 1819–1880 pseudonym of Mary Ann (or Marian) Evans English novelist

Eliot

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Definition of Eliot

Sir John 1592–1632 English statesman

Eliot

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Definition of Eliot

John 1604–1690 apostle to the Indians American clergyman

Eliot

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Definition of Eliot

T(homas) S(tearns) 1888–1965 British (American-born) poet and critic

Eliotian

play \ˌe-lē-ˈō-tē-ən, -ˈō-sh(ē-)ən\ adjective

Eliotic

play \ˌe-lē-ˈä-tik\ adjective

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