bienvenu

[byan-vuh-ny]

Origin of bienvenu

literally, well arrived
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Examples from the Web for bienvenu

Historical Examples of bienvenu

  • Still, no bones were broken and he shook Paul's hand and said bienvenu!

    Painted Veils

    James Huneker

  • The next morning at sunrise Monseigneur Bienvenu was strolling in his garden.

    Les Misrables

    Victor Hugo

  • Monseigneur Bienvenu listened in some astonishment to this language, which was very new to him.

    Les Misrables

    Victor Hugo

  • A good biography is ever welcome; and if it be the biography of a good and a great man, the cordiality of the bienvenu is doubled.

  • In a low stage of civilization Monseigneur Bienvenu would have had small chance of reaching middle life.