Pierre Au·gus·tin Ca·ron de [pyeroh-gy-stanka-rawnduh], /pyɛr oʊ güˈstɛ̃ kaˈrɔ̃ də/, 1732–99, French dramatist.
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How to use Beaumarchais in a sentence
Pierre-Augustin Caron he was christened, and it was in his soaring years that he added "de Beaumarchais."The Stones of Paris in History and Letters, Volume I (of 2) | Benjamin Ellis Martin
But Beaumarchais was not the only author who owed his notoriety to his legal proceedings.
The latter favored (in appearance at least) M. Beaumarchais' claim.The Life Of Thomas Paine, Vol. I. (of II) | Moncure Daniel Conway
It was the ruin of Beaumarchais that he deceived Deane about that million.The Life Of Thomas Paine, Vol. I. (of II) | Moncure Daniel Conway
Rossini is Beaumarchais in music; Beaumarchais is not Mozart in literature.The Life of Rossini | Henry Sutherland Edwards
British Dictionary definitions for Beaumarchais
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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