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Fitz·Ger·ald

 (fĭts-jĕr′əld), Edward 1809-1883.
British poet and noted translator of The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám (1859).

Fitz·ger·ald

 (fĭts-jĕr′əld), Ella Jane 1917-1996.
American jazz singer known for her scat singing and for her expressive interpretation of lyrics. In the 1950s and 1960s she released an acclaimed series of records devoted to the work of important American songwriters.
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Fitzgerald

(fɪtsˈdʒɛrəld)
n
1. (Biography) Edward. 1809–83, English poet, noted particularly for his free translation of the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám (1859)
2. (Biography) Ella. 1918–96, US jazz singer, noted esp for her vocal range and scat singing
3. (Biography) F(rancis) Scott (Key). 1896–1940, US novelist and short-story writer, noted particularly for his portrayal of the 1920s in The Great Gatsby (1925) and Tender is the Night (1934)
4. (Biography) Garret. 1926–2011, Irish politician; leader of Fine Gael Party (1977–87); prime minister of the Republic of Ireland (1981–82; and 1982–87)
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Fitz•ger•ald

(fɪtsˈdʒɛr əld)

n.
1. Ella, 1917–96, U.S. jazz singer.
2. F(rancis) Scott (Key), 1896–1940, U.S. novelist.

Fitz•Ger•ald

(fɪtsˈdʒɛr əld)

n.
Edward, 1809–83, English poet: translator of Omar Khayyám.
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Noun1.Fitzgerald - English poet remembered primarily for his free translation of the poetry of Omar Khayyam (1809-1883)Fitzgerald - English poet remembered primarily for his free translation of the poetry of Omar Khayyam (1809-1883)
2.Fitzgerald - United States author whose novels characterized the Jazz Age in the United States (1896-1940)
3.Fitzgerald - United States scat singer (1917-1996)
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In those days Fitzgerald's translation of Omar Khayyam was known only to the elect, and Hayward repeated it to Philip.
The similarity of temper between the medieval oriental scholar and the questioning phase of the Victorian period is striking (though the spirit of Fitzgerald's verse is no doubt as much his own as Omar's), and no poetry is more poignantly beautiful than the best of this.
It's a wonder her name isn't Cordelia Fitzgerald into the bargain!
My name is the Lady Cordelia Fitzgerald. No, it isn't--I can't make THAT seem real."
Suppose Queen Victoria gave a dinner-party, and that the guests had been Leighton, Millais, Swinburne, Rossetti, Meredith, Fitzgerald, etc.
Having recently acquired three Fitzgeralds casinos for $149 million--one of them in Las Vegas--Barden touts himself as the first African American to wholly own a casino in gambling's capital.
The Fitzgeralds moved in 1924 to the Riviera, where they fell in with a group of American expatriates.
Larry Fitzgerald informed new Cardinals head coach Steve Wilks that he will return for the 2018 season, after initially being non-committal about his status following the Cards' disappointing 2017 season.
That "Original Boat Person" was 61-year-old Penelope Fitzgerald; the [pounds sterling]10,000 prize was the Booker; and the novel was Offshore, which she had written in just three months.
Though his own brief life was marked by dramatic highs and lows, Fitzgerald's posthumous literary reputation has remained consistently strong.