plural noun

Shake·​spear·​eana (ˌ)shāk-ˌspir-ē-ˈa-nə How to pronounce Shakespeareana (audio)
variants or Shakespeariana
: collected items by, about, or relating to Shakespeare

Word History

First Known Use

1718, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Shakespeareana was in 1718

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Cite this Entry

“Shakespeareana.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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