Definition of Milosz, Czeslaw
- (1911–2004), US poet and writer; born in Lithuania to Polish parents. He wrote the political essay The Captive Mind (1953). His novels include The Seizure of Power (1953), and his poetry is collected in volumes such as Bells in Winter (1978) and The Collected Poems, 1931–1987 (1988). Nobel Prize for Literature (1980).