[ bron-tee ]
/ ˈbrɒn ti /
AnneActon Bell, 1820–49, English novelist.
her sisterCharlotteCurrer Bell, 1816–55, English novelist.
her sisterEmily JaneEllis Bell, 1818–48, English novelist.
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British Dictionary definitions for brontë
/ (ˈbrɒntɪ) /
Anne, pen name Acton Bell . 1820–49, English novelist; author of The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1847)
her sister, Charlotte, pen name Currer Bell . 1816–55, English novelist, author of Jane Eyre (1847), Villette (1853), and The Professor (1857)
her sister, Emily (Jane), pen name Ellis Bell . 1818–48, English novelist and poet; author of Wuthering Heights (1847)
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