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Ma•cau•lay  (mə kôlē),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. BiographicalDame Rose, c1885–1958, English poet and novelist.
Thomas Bab•ing•ton  (babing tən),USA pronunciation  1st Baron, 1800–59, English historian, author, and statesman. Ma•caulay•an, adj. 
Ma•caulay•ism, n. 

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Macaulay /məˈkɔːlɪ/ n
  1. Dame Rose. 1881–1958, British novelist. Her books include Dangerous Ages (1921) and The Towers of Trebizond (1956)
  2. Thomas Babington, 1st Baron. 1800–59, English historian, essayist, and statesman. His History of England from the Accession of James the Second (1848–61) is regarded as a classic of the Whig interpretation of history

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