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Abélard

[ab-uh-lahrd; French a-bey-lar]
noun
  1. Pierre [pee-air; French pyer] /piˈɛər; French pyɛr/, Peter Abelard, 1079–1142, French scholastic philosopher, teacher, and theologian. His love affair with Heloïse is one of the famous romances in history.
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Abelard

noun
  1. Peter. French name Pierre Abélard. 1079–1142, French scholastic philosopher and theologian whose works include Historia Calamitatum and Sic et Non (1121). His love for Héloïse is recorded in their correspondence
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