Shelley

biographical name (1)
Shel·​ley | \ ˈshe-lē How to pronounce Shelley (audio) \

Definition of Shelley

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Mary Woll*stone*craft \ ˈwu̇l-​stən-​ˌkraft How to pronounce Shelley (audio) \ 1797–1851 née Godwin; wife of Percy Bysshe Shelley English novelist

Shelley

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Definition of Shelley (Entry 2 of 2)

Percy Bysshe \ ˈbish How to pronounce Shelley (audio) \ 1792–1822 English poet

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Shelleyan \ ˈshe-​lē-​ən How to pronounce Shelley (audio) \ or Shelleyesque \ ˌshe-​lē-​ˈesk How to pronounce Shelley (audio) \ adjective

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“Shelley.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Shelley. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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