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Ches·ter·ton(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.
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(Biography) G(ilbert) K(eith). 1874–1936, English essayist, novelist, poet, and critic
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Ches•ter•ton(ˈtʃɛs tər tən)
G(ilbert) K(eith), 1874–1936, English essayist, critic, and novelist.
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|Noun||1.||Chesterton - 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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