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Shelley

[shel-ee] /ˈʃɛl i/
noun
1.
Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin)
[woo l-stuh n-kraft,, -krahft] /ˈwʊl stənˌkræft,, -ˌkrɑft/ (Show IPA),
1797–1851, English author (wife of Percy Bysshe Shelley).
2.
Percy Bysshe
[bish] /bɪʃ/ (Show IPA),
1792–1822, English poet.
3.
a male or female given name.
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Shelley

/ˈʃɛlɪ/
noun
1.
Mary (Wollstonecraft) (ˈwʊlstənˌkrɑːft). 1797–1851, British writer; author of Frankenstein (1818); the daughter of William Godwin and Mary Wollstonecraft, she eloped with Percy Bysshe Shelley
2.
Percy Bysshe (bɪʃ). 1792–1822, British romantic poet. His works include Queen Mab (1813), Prometheus Unbound (1820), and The Triumph of Life (1824). He wrote an elegy on the death of Keats, Adonais (1821), and shorter lyrics, including the odes "To the West Wind" and "To a Skylark" (both 1820). He was drowned in the Ligurian Sea while sailing from Leghorn to La Spezia
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