- Di·on [dahy-on, -uh n] /ˈdaɪ ɒn, -ən/, 1822–90, Irish playwright and actor, in the U.S. after 1853.
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Boucicault, whom I knew well of yore in America, introduced it into something.Memoirs
Charles Godfrey Leland
But I do not regret that Mr. Boucicault has not placed this person upon the stage.Out of the Hurly-Burly
Charles Heber Clark
The piece selected was Boucicault's farce, "Wanted—a Widow."True and Other Stories
George Parsons Lathrop
There is thus no flagging of interest in either Bulwer or Boucicault.The Galaxy
Boucicault's work was materially altered by Joseph Jefferson into the play now closely associated with Jefferson's fame.
- Dion (ˈdaɪɒn). real name Dionysius Lardner Boursiquot 1822–90, Irish dramatist and actor. His plays include London Assurance (1841), The Octoroon (1859), and The Shaughran (1874)
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