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As You Like It definition


A comedy by William Shakespeare. Most of the action takes place in the Forest of Arden, to which several members of a duke's court have been banished. The speech “All the world's a stage” is from As You Like It.

The American Heritage® New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
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