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poet laureate in Literature topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpoet laureateˌpoet ˈlaureate noun (plural poets laureate) [countable]  ALa poet who is chosen by a king, queen, president etc to write poems on important national occasions
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poet laureateLater he became poet laureate of the United States.Morris wrote endlessly and was even offered the post of poet laureate.