Boucicault

[ boo-see-kawlt, -koh ]
/ ˈbu siˌkɔlt, -ˌkoʊ /

noun

Di·on [dahy-on, -uhn], /ˈdaɪ ɒn, -ən/, 1822–90, Irish playwright and actor, in the U.S. after 1853.

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British Dictionary definitions for Boucicault

Boucicault
/ (ˈbuːsɪˌkəʊ) /

noun

Dion (ˈdaɪɒn). real name Dionysius Lardner Boursiquot 1822–90, Irish dramatist and actor. His plays include London Assurance (1841), The Octoroon (1859), and The Shaughran (1874)
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