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 (chĕs′tər-tən), Gilbert Keith 1874-1936.
British writer and critic known for his Roman Catholicism and his conservative political views. His works include essays, a series of detective stories featuring Father Brown, and volumes of criticism and polemics.


(Biography) G(ilbert) K(eith). 1874–1936, English essayist, novelist, poet, and critic


(ˈtʃɛs tər tən)

G(ilbert) K(eith), 1874–1936, English essayist, critic, and novelist.
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Noun1.Chesterton - conservative English writer of the Roman Catholic persuasionChesterton - conservative English writer of the Roman Catholic persuasion; in addition to volumes of criticism and polemics he wrote detective novels featuring Father Brown (1874-1936)
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