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Camus

[ka-my; English ka-moo]
noun
  1. Al·bert [al-ber] /alˈbɛr/, 1913–60, French novelist, short-story writer, playwright, and essayist: Nobel Prize 1957.
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Historical Examples of camus

  • This method is recommended in the Cours de Math, par Camus, p. 38.

  • Why not wait at least until our return from Camus, or even until the morning?

    A Top-Floor Idyl

    George van Schaick

  • Camus, the deity of the river Cam, stands for the University of Cambridge.

  • And so he lived on the brae of Camus—that same far up and lonely in the long glen.

  • Other members, friends of La Fayette, collected round him, and sought to silence the threatening vociferations of Camus.


British Dictionary definitions for camus

Camus

noun
  1. Albert (albɛr). 1913–60, French novelist, dramatist, and essayist, noted for his pessimistic portrayal of man's condition of isolation in an absurd world: author of the novels L'Étranger (1942) and La Peste (1947), the plays Le Malentendu (1945) and Caligula (1946), and the essays Le Mythe de Sisyphe (1942) and L'Homme révolté (1951): Nobel prize for literature 1957.
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