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Du Barry

[ doo -bar-ee, dyoo; French dy ba-ree ]
/ du ˈbær i, dyu; French dü baˈri /
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noun

Comtesse Marie Jeanne Bécu, 1746–93, mistress of Louis XV.

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British Dictionary definitions for Du Barry

du Barry
/ (djuː ˈbærɪ, French dy bari) /

noun

Comtesse (kɔ̃tɛs), original name Marie Jeanne Bécu. ?1743–93, mistress of Louis XV, guillotined in the French Revolution
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