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Calderon, Calderon de la Barca, Pedro Calderon de la Barca(noun)
Spanish poet and dramatist considered one of the great Spanish writers (1600-1681)
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Calderon de la Barca
the great Spanish dramatist, born at Madrid; entered the army, and served in Italy and Flanders, producing the while dramas which were received with great enthusiasm; took holy orders, and became a canon of Toledo, but to the last continued to write poems and plays; he was a dramatist of the first order, and has been ranked by the more competent critics among the foremost of the class in both ancient and modern times (1600-1681).
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