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


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


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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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