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proper nounthe Beatles
1A pop and rock group from Liverpool, England, consisting of George Harrison, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, and Ringo Starr. Remembered for the quality and stylistic diversity of their songs (mostly written by Lennon and McCartney), they achieved success with their first single ""Love Me Do"" (1962) and went on to produce albums such as "Sergeant Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" (1967)
- 1.1as modifier Beatle Characteristic of the Beatles.‘a Beatle jacket’
- 1.1as modifier Beatle Characteristic of the Beatles.
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