Definition of Milton, John in English:

Milton, John

proper noun

  • (1608–74), English poet. His three major works, completed after he had gone blind (1652), show his mastery of blank verse: they are the epic poems "Paradise Lost" (1667, revised 1674) and "Paradise Regained" (1671), and the verse drama "Samson Agonistes" (1671).

Pronunciation

Milton, John

/ˈmɪlt(ə)n/