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[duhn-sey-nee] /dʌnˈseɪ ni/
Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett
[mawr-tn draks pluhng-ket,, -kit,, mohr-] /ˈmɔr tn dræks ˈplʌŋ kɛt,, -kɪt,, ˈmoʊr-/ (Show IPA),
18th Baron ("Lord Dunsany") 1878–1957, Irish dramatist, poet, and essayist. Unabridged
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  • Dunsany Castle was built by Hugh de Lacy about the middle of the twelfth century.

    One Irish Summer William Eleroy Curtis
  • It was an immediate success and aroused great general interest in Dunsany's other plays.

    One-Act Plays Various
  • A Night at an Inn is one of Dunsany's contributions to the revival of romance in our generation.

    One-Act Plays Various
  • A Dunsany play would be too difficult for the Gopher Prairie association.

    Main Street Sinclair Lewis
  • Or in those of such dreamers as Maeterlinck, Dunsany, or Poe.

    The Crow's Nest Clarence Day, Jr.
  • Dunsany's prime quality is a romantic and highly colored imagination which is rich in symbolism.

British Dictionary definitions for Dunsany


18th Baron, title of Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett. 1878–1957, Irish dramatist and short-story writer
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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