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Mer·e·dith(mĕr′ĭ-dĭth), George 1828-1909.
British writer of novels, such as The Ordeal of Richard Feverel (1859), and poetic works, including Modern Love (1862).
Meredith, James Howard Born 1933.
American civil rights advocate whose application to the segregated University of Mississippi prompted a riot (1962) when state officials defied federal orders to allow him to register.
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(Biography) George. 1828–1909, English novelist and poet. His works, notable for their social satire and analysis of character, include the novels Beauchamp's Career (1876) and The Egoist (1879) and the long tragic poem Modern Love (1862)
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Mer•e•dith(ˈmɛr ɪ dɪθ)
1. George, 1828–1909, English novelist and poet.
2. Owen, pen name of Edward Robert Bulwer Lytton.
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|Noun||1.||Meredith - United States civil rights leader whose college registration caused riots in traditionally segregated Mississippi (born in 1933)|
|2.||Meredith - English novelist and poet (1828-1909)|
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