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Hea·ney

 (hē′nē), Seamus Justin 1939-2013.
Irish poet whose works, which reflect his homeland's landscape, culture, and political crises, include the collections Wintering Out (1972) and Field Work (1979) as well as a translation of Beowulf (1999). He won the 1995 Nobel Prize for literature.
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Heaney

(ˈhiːnɪ)
n
(Biography) Seamus (Justin) (ˈʃeɪməs). 1939–2013, Irish poet and critic, born in Northern Ireland. His collections include Death of a Naturalist (1966), North (1975), The Haw Lantern (1987), The Spirit Level (1996), District and Circle (2006), and Human Chain (2010). Nobel prize for literature 1995
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Hea•ney

(ˈheɪ ni)
n.
Seamus, born 1939, Irish poet: Nobel prize 1995.
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