[ ban-zha-man-kawn-stahn ]
/ bɛ̃ ʒaˈmɛ̃ kɔ̃ˈstɑ̃ /
Jean Jo·seph [zhahn zhaw-zef] /ʒɑ̃ ʒɔˈzɛf/. Constant, Jean Joseph Benjamin.
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Definition for benjamin-constant (2 of 2)
Constant de Rebecque
[ kawn-stahn duh ruh-bek ]
/ kɔ̃ˈstɑ̃ də rəˈbɛk /
Hen·ri Ben·ja·min [ahn-ree ban-zha-man] /ɑ̃ˈri bɛ̃ ʒaˈmɛ̃/, Benjamin Constant,1767–1830, French statesman and author, born in Switzerland.
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It seems Benjamin-Constant is painting it—and I thought the others would never come.The Transgression of Andrew Vane|Guy Wetmore Carryl
Her portrait of Benjamin-Constant represents not only the masterful man, but is also the personification of the painter.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement