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Chabrier

[shah-bree-ey; French sha-bree-ey]
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noun
  1. A·lex·is Em·man·u·el [uh-lek-sis i-man-yoo-uh l; French a-lek-see e-ma-ny-el] /əˈlɛk sɪs ɪˈmæn yu əl; French a lɛkˈsi ɛ ma nüˈɛl/, 1841–94, French composer.
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Examples from the Web for chabrier

Historical Examples

  • Chabrier is said to be at work upon an opera entitled "Briseis."

    Masters of French Music

    Arthur Hervey

  • Then she handed a hundred franc note to Mme. Chabrier 'for the household.'

    My Memoirs

    Marguerite Steinheil

  • According to Chabrier, the wing has only one period of activity.

  • Mme. Chabrier (who had come down) was exceedingly alarmed, and said that Alexandre Wolff would perhaps come and kill them.

    My Memoirs

    Marguerite Steinheil

  • He asked me therefore to write a letter in which I would certify that I (Chabrier) had myself opened the pocket-book.

    My Memoirs

    Marguerite Steinheil


British Dictionary definitions for chabrier

Chabrier

noun
  1. (Alexis) Emmanuel (emanɥɛl). 1841–94, French composer; noted esp for the orchestral rhapsody España (1883)
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