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[lit-n] /ˈlɪt n/
Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-, 1st Baron Lytton of Knebworth
[neb-wert] /ˈnɛb wərt/ (Show IPA),
1803–73, English novelist, dramatist, and politician.
his son, Edward Robert Bulwer Lytton, 1st Earl Lytton ("Owen Meredith") 1831–91, English statesman and poet. Unabridged
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  • The list contained Shakespeare and Lytton, and I don't know who else.

    Books and Persons Arnold Bennett
  • Her uncle, Mr. Lytton of Lytton Lodge, has sent a messenger for her.

    Victor's Triumph Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
  • It's goin' to be my mine 'cause it rightfully belongs to me, no matter what Lytton's damn corporation papers may say.

    Bruce of the Circle A Harold Titus
  • Mr. Lytton had just arrived from Richmond and was about to start for Blue Cliffs.

    Victor's Triumph Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
  • Lytton's trail from the ranch led straight eastward, toward the Sunset group.

    Bruce of the Circle A Harold Titus
  • Mr. Berners and Mr. Lytton looked after him in surprise and curiosity.

    Victor's Triumph Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
  • Some of Lytton's letters had to be kept under lock and key or put in the fire for safer guardianship.

  • I followed her into a pleasant room overlooking the valley of the Lytton.

    A Master of Mysteries L. T. Meade
  • Another interesting subject was brought before the house by Mr. Lytton Bulwer, relating to the Germanic states.

British Dictionary definitions for Lytton


1st Baron, title of Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton. 1803–73, British novelist, dramatist, and statesman, noted particularly for his historical romances
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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