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 (lông′fĕl′ō, lŏng′-), Henry Wadsworth 1807-1882.
American poet. His works, extremely popular in the United States in his lifetime, include The Song of Hiawatha (1855) and a translation (1865-1867) of Dante's Divine Comedy.


(Biography) Henry Wadsworth. 1807–82, US poet, noted particularly for his long narrative poems Evangeline (1847) and The Song of Hiawatha (1855)


(ˈlɔŋˌfɛl oʊ, ˈlɒŋ-)

Henry Wadsworth (ˈwɒdz wərθ) 1807–82, U.S. poet.
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