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Bonheur

[bo-nur; French baw-nœr]
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noun
  1. Ro·sa [roh-zuh; French raw-za] /ˈroʊ zə; French rɔˈza/, Maria Rosalie Bonheur, 1822–99, French painter.
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Historical Examples

  • "Monsieur, my prayer is to deserve my bonheur," said Monsieur Giraud.

    Night and Morning, Complete

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton

  • At last the Bonheur family were able to have a home together once more.

  • About this time a great sorrow came to the little Bonheur children.

  • Accordingly, Bonheur decided to transfer his entire household to Paris.

    Rosa Bonheur

    Fr. (François) Crastre

  • These were evil hours and the Bonheur family suffered in consequence.

    Rosa Bonheur

    Fr. (François) Crastre


British Dictionary definitions for bonheur

Bonheur

noun
  1. Rosa (roza). 1822–99, French painter of animals
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