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Cyrano de Bergerac

[ sir-uh-noh duh-bur-juh-rak, -zhuh-, bair-; French see-ra-naw duhber-zhuh-rak ]
/ ˈsɪr əˌnoʊ də ˈbɜr dʒəˌræk, -ʒə-, ˈbɛər-; French si ra nɔ də bɛr ʒəˈrak /
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noun
(italics) a play in verse (1897) by Edmond Rostand.
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Cyrano de Bergerac
/ (French sirano də bɛrʒərak) /

noun
Savinien (savinjɛ̃). 1619–55, French writer and soldier, famous as a duellist and for his large nose. He became widely known through the verse drama Cyrano de Bergerac (1897) by Edmond Rostand
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