• (noun): British poet (born in the United States) who won the Nobel prize for literature; his plays are outstanding examples of modern verse drama (1888-1965).
    Synonyms: T. S. Eliot, Thomas Stearns Eliot
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The Criterion (magazine)
... Eliot who served as its editor for its entire run ... Eliot's goal was to make it a literary review dedicated to the maintenance of standards and the reunification of a European intellectual community ... Nine contributions in 1924 and 1925 were made, pseudonymously, by Eliot's first wife, Vivienne Haigh-Wood, who suggested the journal's name ...
Eliot, Portland, Oregon
... Eliot is a neighborhood in the North and Northeast sections of Portland, Oregon ... Eliot was named in honor of Rev ... Eliot, a pioneer minister ...

More definitions of "Eliot":

  • (noun): British writer of novels characterized by realistic analysis of provincial Victorian society (1819-1880).
    Synonyms: George Eliot, Mary Ann Evans

Famous quotes containing the word eliot:

    ... despair is often only the painful eagerness of unfed hope.
    —George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)

    Obligation may be stretched till it is no better than a brand of slavery stamped on us when we were too young to know its meaning.
    —George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)

    In spite of his practical ability, some of his experience had petrified into maxims and quotations.
    —George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)