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Clair

[klair; French kler]
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noun
  1. Re·né [ruh-ney] /rəˈneɪ/, 1898–1981, French motion-picture director and writer.
  2. a male or female given name.
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  • He found St. Clair standing by the gangway, and called him by name.

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    Frederic Jesup Stimson

  • He was mortally wounded; and it was from him that I learned most about St. Clair and how he ended.

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    Frederic Jesup Stimson

  • Among them St. Clair stood on the lower deck and looked at Jamie.

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  • "She gets any that have got money in," retorted St. Clair grimly.

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  • Clair peninsula of Ontario is especially famous for its peaches and grapes.


British Dictionary definitions for clair

Clair

noun
  1. René (rəne), real name René Chomette. 1898–1981, French film director; noted for his comedies including An Italian Straw Hat (1928) and pioneering sound films such as Sous les toits de Paris (1930); later films include Les Belles de nuit (1952)
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