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Li Po

[lee poh; Chinese lee baw] /ˈli ˈpoʊ; Chinese ˈli ˈbɔ/
a.d. 701?–762, Chinese poet of the Tang dynasty.
Also called Li Tai Po. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • As time went on, Li Po fell a victim to intrigue, and left the Court in disgrace.

  • In Li Po it results only in endless restatement of obvious facts.

    The Poet Li Po Arthur Waley
  • Li Po began by wandering about the country, until at length, with five other tippling poets, he retired to the mountains.

  • On one occasion, when Tz-i was accused of breaking the law, Li Po had come to his assistance and had him released.

    The Poet Li Po Arthur Waley
  • By and by Li Po reached the capital, and on the strength of his poetry was introduced to the Emperor as a banished angel.

British Dictionary definitions for Li Po

Li Po

/ˈliː ˈtaɪ ˈpəʊ/
?700–762 ad, Chinese poet. His lyrics deal mostly with wine, nature, and women and are remarkable for their imagery
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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