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walter raleigh


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Noun walter raleigh has 1 sense
  1. Raleigh, Walter Raleigh, Sir Walter Raleigh, Ralegh, Walter Ralegh, Sir Walter Ralegh - English courtier (a favorite of Elizabeth I) who tried to colonize Virginia; introduced potatoes and tobacco to England (1552-1618)
    --1 is a kind of courtier; colonizer, coloniser

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Term: Walter Raleigh


Walter Raleigh is a renowned historical figure known for his contributions as an English explorer, poet, soldier, courtier, and writer during the Elizabethan era.

Sample Sentences:

  • Walter Raleigh embarked on several expeditions to the New World, including the exploration of present-day Virginia.
  • Raleigh's poetry, such as "The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd," showcased his literary talents.
  • As a courtier, Sir Walter Raleigh held a prominent position in Queen Elizabeth I's royal court.
  • Many people are familiar with the story of Walter Raleigh spreading his coat over a puddle to allow the Queen to walk across.
  • Walter Raleigh was executed in 1618 after being accused of treason against King James I.

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