Definition of Samuel Taylor Coleridge from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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(1772-1834) an English poet. One of his most famous poems is The Ancient Mariner. This was published in Lyrical Ballads (1798), a collection of poems by Coleridge and William Wordsworth which marked the beginning of Romanticism in Britain. His other well-known poem is Kubla Khan, which was written under the influence of the drug opium.