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Definition of Elizabeth Barrett Browning from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

 
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born Elizabeth Barrett (1806-61) an English poet and the wife of Robert Browning. Although her poetry was more popular than his during their life, she is now remembered more for the story of their secret love affair and marriage, which enabled her to escape from her harsh and selfish father to a new life in Italy.