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Colette

[koh-let, kuh-, ko-; French kaw-let] /koʊˈlɛt, kə-, kɒ-; French kɔˈlɛt/
noun
1.
(Sidonie Gabrielle Claudine Colette) 1873–1954, French author.
2.
a female given name.
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Colette

/kɒˈlɛt/
noun
1.
full name Sidonie Gabrielle Claudine Colette. 1873–1954, French novelist; her works include Chéri (1920), Gigi (1944), and the series of Claudine books
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The nom de plume of Sidonie Gabrielle Claudine, a twentieth-century French writer noted for her novels about social and sexual politics. Her best-known works are Chéri and Gigi, which was adapted for a popular musical film.

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