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Beaumarchais

[ boh-mar-she ]
/ boʊ marˈʃɛ /
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noun
Pierre Au·gus·tin Ca·ron de [pyeroh-gy-stanka-nrawduh], /pyɛr oʊ güˈstɛ̃ kaˈrɔ̃ də/, 1732–99, French dramatist.
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Beaumarchais
/ (French bomarʃɛ) /

noun
Pierre Augustin Caron de (pjɛr oɡystɛ̃ karɔ̃ də). 1732–99, French dramatist, noted for his comedies The Barber of Seville (1775) and The Marriage of Figaro (1784)
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