Emerson definition by Webster's New World
Emerson, Ralph Waldo 1803-82; U.S. essayist, philosopher, & poet
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- Emersonian adjective
Emerson definition by American Heritage Dictionary
, Ralph Waldo 1803-1882.
American writer, philosopher, and central figure of American transcendentalism. His poems, orations, and especially his essays, such as Nature (1836), are regarded as landmarks in the development of American thought and literary expression.
- Emˌer·soˈni·an adjective