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  1. Ro·bert [roh-ber] /roʊˈbɛr/, 1885–1941, French painter.
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Examples from the Web for delaunay

Historical Examples

  • He should have sent Worms or le petit pre Franchise—Delaunay.

    My Double Life

    Sarah Bernhardt

  • Delaunay was born in the same year as Baudry, and, like him, was a Breton.

  • "That was magnificent," said Delaunay after the performance.

    An Englishman in Paris

    Albert D. (Albert Dresden) Vandam

  • Delaunay was certainly intelligent, clear-headed, and industrious.

    The Fourth Estate, vol.1

    Armando Palacio Valds

  • Pea, Maza, and Delaunay were at some distance, hidden among the cypresses.

    The Fourth Estate, vol. 2

    Armando Palacio Valds

British Dictionary definitions for delaunay


  1. Robert (rɔbɛr). 1885–1941, French painter, whose abstract use of colour characterized Orphism, an attempt to introduce more colour into austere forms of Cubism
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