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  1. Al·bert [al-ber] /alˈbɛr/, 1871–1950, president of France 1932–40.
  2. Also Le Brun. Charles [sharl] /ʃarl/, 1619–90, French painter.
  3. Mme. Vigée-. Vigée-Lebrun, Marie Anne Elisabeth.
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Examples from the Web for lebrun

Historical Examples

  • General Lebrun was said to be there, closeted with the mayor.

    The Downfall

    Emile Zola

  • But of all the puzzles of this time Lebrun is perhaps the chief.

  • On 9th December Lebrun sent off an important despatch to Chauvelin.

  • Lebrun called attention to the fact as if it were remarkable.

    The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte

    William Milligan Sloane

  • It was while at Vaux that Lebrun had more time for his own composition.

    The Tapestry Book

    Helen Churchill Candee

British Dictionary definitions for lebrun


  1. Albert (albɛr). 1871–1950, French statesman; president (1932–40)
  2. Also: Le Brun Charles (ʃarl). 1619–90, French historical painter. He was court painter to Louis XIV and executed much of the decoration of the palace of Versailles
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