Banville

[ bahn-veel ]
/ bɑ̃ˈvil /
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noun

Thé·o·dore Faul·lain de [tey-aw-dawr foh-lan duh] /teɪ ɔˈdɔr foʊˈlɛ̃ də/, 1823–91, French poet and dramatist.
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Banville

/ (French bɑ̃vil) /

noun

Théodore de (teɔdɔr də). 1823–91, French poet, who anticipated the Parnassian school in his perfection of form and command of rhythm
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