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Macaulay

[muh-kaw-lee] /məˈkɔ li/
noun
1.
Dame Rose, c1885–1958, English poet and novelist.
2.
Thomas Babington
[bab-ing-tuh n] /ˈbæb ɪŋ tən/ (Show IPA),
1st Baron, 1800–59, English historian, author, and statesman.
Related forms
Macaulayan, adjective
Macaulayism, noun
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Macaulay

/məˈkɔːlɪ/
noun
1.
Dame Rose. 1881–1958, British novelist. Her books include Dangerous Ages (1921) and The Towers of Trebizond (1956)
2.
Thomas Babington, 1st Baron. 1800–59, English historian, essayist, and statesman. His History of England from the Accession of James the Second (1848–61) is regarded as a classic of the Whig interpretation of history
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