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[poh-is] /ˈpoʊ ɪs/

John Cowper, 1872–1963, English author.
his brother, Llewelyn, 1884–1939, English author.
his brother, Theodore Francis, 1875–1953, English author.
a county in E Wales. 1960 sq. mi. (5077 sq. km).
a county in E Wales, formed in 1974 from most of Breconshire, Montgomeryshire, and Radnorshire. Administrative centre: Llandrindod Wells. Pop: 129 300 (2003 est). Area: 5077 sq km (1960 sq miles)
John Cowper (ˈkuːpə). 1872–1963, British novelist, essayist, and poet, who spent much of his life in the US His novels include Wolf Solent (1929), A Glastonbury Romance (1932), and Owen Glendower (1940)
his brother, Llewelyn. 1884–1939, British essayist and journalist
his brother, T(heodore) F(rancis). 1875–1953, British novelist and short-story writer, noted for such religious fables as Mr Weston’s Good Wine (1927) and Unclay (1931)


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