[duh bohv-wahr; French duh boh-vwar]
- Si·mone [see-mawn] /siˈmɔn/Lucie Ernestine Marie Bertrand, 1908–86, French playwright, novelist, and essayist.
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Sartre, Beauvoir, Vian and Greco were holding court in the cafes and nightclubs of Saint German.Must Reads: Kennedy, Sontag and Paris, ‘A Partial History of Lost Causes,’ ‘City of Bohane,’ ‘Flatscreen’
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He visited Jefferson Davis at “Beauvoir” and painted him there.Historic Fredericksburg
John T. Goolrick
Madame had a hundred reasons why the Beauvoir estate should not be sold.The Last Hope
Henry Seton Merriman
The lady took a fancy to Beauvoir, and he found her very much to his taste; perhaps they loved!Parisians in the Country
Honore de Balzac
He the same night (22nd) regained the Beauvoir line and took command of the Brigade.
Gloucesters and Oxfords fell back to join the garrison of the Beauvoir Line, all parts of which were heavily engaged by evening.
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- Simone (simɔn). 1908–86, French existentialist novelist and feminist, whose works include Le sang des autres (1944), Le deuxième sexe (1949), and Les mandarins (1954)
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