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Mac·Leish

 (mĭk-lēsh′), Archibald 1892-1982.
American poet who served as Librarian of Congress (1939-1944) and assistant secretary of state (1944-1945). He won a Pulitzer Prize for Conquistador (1932), Collected Poems 1917-1952 (1952), and the verse play J.B. (1958).

Macleish

(məˈkliːʃ)
n
(Biography) Archibald. 1892–1982, US poet and public official; his works include Collected Poems (1952) and J.B. (1958)

Mac•Leish

(mækˈliʃ, məˈkliʃ)

n.
Archibald, 1892–1982, U.S. poet.
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