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Brodsky

[brod-skee] /ˈbrɒd ski/
noun
1.
Joseph, 1940–96, U.S. poet, born in Russia: Nobel Prize 1987; U.S. poet laureate 1991–92.
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Brodsky

/ˈbrɒdskɪ/
noun
1.
Joseph, original name Iosif Aleksandrovich Brodsky. 1940–96, US poet, born in the Soviet Union. His collections include The End of a Beautiful Era (1977). Nobel prize for literature 1987
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