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[sheyk-speer-ee-an-uh, -ah-nuh, -ey-nuh] /ʃeɪkˌspɪər iˈæn ə, -ˈɑ nə, -ˈeɪ nə/
plural noun
a collection of historical artifacts, letters, etc., belonging or pertaining to William Shakespeare.
Origin of Shakespeareana
1710-20; Shakespeare + -ana Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • I purchased it a few years ago by accident in a small collection of imperfectly catalogued Shakespeareana.

  • Shakespeareana has already been dealt with under heading No. 9, and the bibliography of the Drama is a voluminous one.

    The Book-Hunter at Home P. B. M. Allan
British Dictionary definitions for Shakespeareana


/ˈʃeɪkˌspɪərɪˈɑːnə; ʃeɪkˌspɪər-/
plural noun
collected writings or items relating to Shakespeare
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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