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Whit·ti·er(wĭt′ē-ər, hwĭt′-), John Greenleaf 1807-1892.
American poet. His early works, such as Voices of Freedom (1846), reflect his opposition to slavery, but he is best known for his nostalgic poems about New England, including Snow-Bound (1866).
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(Biography) John Greenleaf. 1807–92, US poet and humanitarian: a leading campaigner in the antislavery movement. His poems include Snow-Bound (1866)
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Whit•ti•er(ˈʰwɪt i ər, ˈwɪt-)
1. John Greenleaf, 1807–92, U.S. poet.
2. a city in SW California, E of Los Angeles. 73,630.
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