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Chénier

[shey-nyey]
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noun
  1. An·dré Ma·rie de [ahn-drey ma-ree duh] /ɑ̃ˈdreɪ maˈri də/, 1762–94, French poet.
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Chénier

noun
  1. André (Marie de) (ɑ̃dre). 1762–94, French poet; his work was influenced by the ancient Greek elegiac poets. He was guillotined during the French Revolution
  2. his brother, Marie-Joseph (Blaise de). 1764–1811, French dramatist and politician. He wrote patriotic songs and historical plays, such as Charles IX (1789)
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