(1735-1818) an American folk hero who rode at night on the 18th April 1775 to the town of Concord in Massachusetts, in order to warn the people there that the British soldiers were coming. The next day the American Revolutionary War started. His brave action is described in Longfellow 's poem Paul Revere's Ride.
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English Advanced Learner's Dictionary.
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