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Sévigné

[sey-vee-nyey] /seɪ viˈnyeɪ/
noun
1.
Marie de Rabutin-Chantal
[ma-ree duh ra-by-tan-shahn-tal] /maˈri də ra bü tɛ̃ ʃɑ̃ˈtal/ (Show IPA),
Marquise de, 1626–96, French writer, especially of letters.
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Sévigné

/French seviɲe/
noun
1.
Marquise de, title of Marie de Rabutin-Chantal. 1626–96, French letter writer. Her correspondence with her daughter and others provides a vivid account of society during the reign of Louis XIV
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