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Antoine

[an-twahn; French ahn-twan] /ˈæn twɑn; French ɑ̃ˈtwan/
noun
1.
André
[ahn-drey] /ɑ̃ˈdreɪ/ (Show IPA),
1858–1943, French theatrical director, manager, and critic.
2.
Père
[per] /pɛr/ (Show IPA),
(Francisco Ildefonso Mareno) 1748–1829, Roman Catholic priest in Louisiana: tried to establish an Inquisition.
3.
a male given name: French form of Anthony.
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  • Antoine de la Salle is one of the most fortunate of authors.

  • I was too anxious about Antoine to remain silent, and inquired the news.

    The Quadroon Mayne Reid
  • On his return, Antoine and Joe derided his labors when the caribou trails networked the muskegs, but Marcel ignored them.

    The Whelps of the Wolf George Marsh
  • Are you sure, dame, that Antoine La Chance will wear the bridle easily?

    The Golden Dog William Kirby
  • The following morning Peter asked Antoine if he would defend Mr. John were he attacked by the people.

    A History of Oregon, 1792-1849 William Henry Gray

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