[ sha-van ]

  1. Pu·vis de [py-veeduh]. /püˈvi də/. Puvis de Chavannes, Pierre.

Words Nearby Chavannes Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Chavannes in a sentence

  • Three artists were involved: Pierre Puvis de Chavannes and Edwin Austin Abbey decorated the staircase and corridors.

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  • In 1855 M. de Chavannes reared this species in the open air, near Lausanne, in Switzerland.

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  • Puvis de Chavannes was endowed with a valiant and a tenacious spirit.

    Puvis de Chavannes | Francois Crastre
  • It marks the dbut of Puvis de Chavannes in his career as an artist.

    Puvis de Chavannes | Francois Crastre
  • From that moment, Puvis de Chavannes began to command attention.

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British Dictionary definitions for Chavannes


/ (French ʃavan) /

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