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[ shuh-gahl ]
/ ʃəˈgɑl /


Marc,1887–1985, Russian painter in France. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for chagall

  • What the Nazis did not care for was largely contemporary and abstract art, the likes of Chagall and Dufy and Klee, to name a few.

    Nazi Art Hoard Just the Tip of the Iceberg for Lost Art|Noah Charney|November 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
  • In more recent times, Nice welcomed such great painters as Matisse and Chagall.

    J. M.G. Le Clézio on His Birthplace|Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio|April 6, 2011|DAILY BEAST

British Dictionary definitions for chagall


/ (French ʃaɡal) /


Marc (mark). 1887–1985, French painter and illustrator, born in Russia, noted for his richly coloured pictures of men, animals, and objects in fantastic combinations and often suspended in space: his work includes 12 stained glass windows for a synagogue in Jerusalem (1961) and the decorations for the ceiling of the Paris Opera House (1964)
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