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Definition of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern

 
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two minor characters in the play Hamlet by Shakespeare. They appear as the main characters in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead (1966), a comedy play by Tom Stoppard which tells the story of Hamlet from their point of view.