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Sienkiewicz

[shen-kye-vich; English shen-kyey-vich]
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noun
  1. Hen·ryk [hen-rik] /ˈhɛn rɪk/, 1846–1916, Polish novelist: Nobel prize 1905.
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  • They exhibit the masterly genius of Sienkiewicz even better than his longer romances.

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British Dictionary definitions for sienkiewicz

Sienkiewicz

noun
  1. Henryk (ˈxɛnrik). 1846–1916, Polish novelist. His best-known works are Quo Vadis? (1896), set in Nero's Rome, and the war trilogy With Fire and Sword (1884), The Deluge (1886), and Pan Michael (1888), set in 17th-century Poland: Nobel prize for literature 1905
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