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[kahr-puh n-tyair; Spanish kahr-pen-tyer]
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  1. A·le·jo [uh-ley-hoh; Spanish ah-le-haw] /əˈleɪ hoʊ; Spanish ɑˈlɛ hɔ/, 1904–80, Cuban novelist, writer, and musicologist.
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Examples from the Web for carpentier

Historical Examples

  • If it is as certain as this we shall put our money on Carpentier.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, May 13, 1914


  • Carpentier has this gift to perfection, better than any other fighter I have seen.

  • He was a good boxer, and had been complimented before the war by Carpentier himself.

    Vision House

    C. N. Williamson

  • Bridau's hand was grasped by Mignonnet, Carpentier, and several others.

    The Two Brothers

    Honore de Balzac

  • It was gone the instant Carpentier came in sight of his ninety thousand.

    Pieces of Hate

    Heywood Broun

British Dictionary definitions for carpentier


  1. Georges (ʒɔrʒ), known as Gorgeous Georges. 1894–1975, French boxer: world light-heavyweight champion (1920–22)
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