Definition of Hilaire Belloc from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Hilaire Belloc

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(1870-1953) a British author, born in France. He wrote books of various different kinds, including biographies (= books about people's lives) and travel books, but he is mainly remembered for his humorous poetry, especially The Bad Child's Book Of Beasts (1896) and Cautionary Tales (1907).