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Rostand

[raws-tahn] /rɔsˈtɑ̃/
noun
1.
Edmond
[ed-mawn] /ɛdˈmɔ̃/ (Show IPA),
1868–1918, French dramatist and poet.
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  • After the reading Rostand dashed off as he had come, and for many weeks I saw no more of him.

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  • You remember, the evening Rostand was dining at the next table.

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  • Amid all this confusion Rostand alone remained cool and seemed unconscious of his victory.

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  • It was assumed that Rostand was endowed to an extraordinary degree both with theatrical genius and the poetic faculty.

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Rostand

/French rɔstɑ̃/
noun
1.
Edmond (ɛdmɔ̃). 1868–1918, French playwright and poet in the romantic tradition; best known for his verse drama Cyrano de Bergerac (1897)
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