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Sardou

[sahr-doo] /sɑrˈdu/
noun
1.
Victorien
[veek-taw-ryen] /vik tɔˈryɛ̃/ (Show IPA),
1831–1908, French dramatist.
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  • Sardou told me later on that he happened to be in Montigny's office when he received my letter.

    My Double Life Sarah Bernhardt
  • In the case of Sarah Bernhardt, who was the creator, the actress or Sardou?

    The Merry-Go-Round Carl Van Vechten
  • Curiously enough, Becque had a consuming admiration for Sardou.

    Iconoclasts

    James Huneker
  • At the time of his death, Sardou had many hundreds of these dossiers, old and new.

    Dramatic Technique

    George Pierce Baker
  • Well, why should he not sit where Taine does not and where Sardou does?

  • The mention of Cannes sets Sardou off on another train of thought.

    The Ways of Men Eliot Gregory
  • By the way, why not begin by going to see Davenport in Sardou's 'Cleopatra'?

    The Darrow Enigma Melvin L. Severy
  • Sardou was of great help to us when we finally purchased our house.

    The House in Good Taste

    Elsie de Wolfe
  • The libretto is a clever condensation of Sardou's famous drama.

    The Opera R.A. Streatfeild
  • Give me a fair show there, and I can draw bigger money than Dennery or Sardou—don't you make any mistake!

British Dictionary definitions for Sardou

Sardou

/French sardu/
noun
1.
Victorien (viktɔrjɛ̃). 1831–1908, French dramatist. His plays include Fédora (1882) and La Tosca (1887), the source of Puccini's opera
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