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Sidney

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Noun

1. sidney, sir philip sidney

English poet (1554-1586)

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Sidney

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noun
1. 
Algernon. 1622–83, English Whig politician, beheaded for his supposed part in the Rye House Plot to assassinate Charles II and the future James II: author of Discourses Concerning Government (1689)
2. 
Sir Philip. 1554–86, English poet, courtier, and soldier. His works include the pastoral romance Arcadia (1590), the sonnet sequence Astrophel and Stella (1591), and The Defence of Poesie (1595), one of the earliest works of literary criticism in English

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Sidney

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noun
a masculine and feminine name: dim. Sid
Sir Philip1554-86; Eng. poet, soldier, & statesman

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Sidney

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English poet, politician, and soldier. His works include the sonnet sequence Astrophel and Stella and the collection of pastoral idylls Arcadia, both published posthumously.

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