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Pound, Ezra

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishPound, EzraEzra PoundPound, Ez‧ra /ˈezrə/  (1885–1972) a US poet who lived mostly in Europe, and whose poems include the Cantos. He broadcast on the radio in support of fascism and mussolini during World War II. As a result, after the war the US government charged him with treason, but he was judged to be mentally ill and sent to a mental hospital until 1958.
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