Du Maurier

[ doo -mawr-ee-ey, dyoo; French dy moh-ryey ]
/ du ˈmɔr iˌeɪ, dyu; French dü moʊˈryeɪ /

noun

Dame Daphne Lady Browning, 1907–1989, English novelist.
her grandfather, George Louis Pal·mel·la Bus·son [pal-mel-uh boo-sohn; French by-sawn], /pælˈmɛl ə buˈsoʊn; French büˈsɔ̃/, 1834–96, English illustrator and novelist.
her father, Sir Gerald (Hubert Edward Bus·son) [by-sawn], /büˈsɔ̃/, 1873–1934, English actor and theatrical manager.

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British Dictionary definitions for Du Maurier

Du Maurier
/ (djuː ˈmɒrɪˌeɪ) /

noun

Dame Daphne. 1907–89, English novelist; author of Rebecca (1938) and My Cousin Rachel (1951)
her grandfather, George Louis Palmella Busson ('pæmɛlə ˈbjuːs ə n) 1834-96, British novelist and illustrator; author Trilby (1894)
his son, Sir Gerald (Hubert Edward). 1873–1934, British actor-manager: father of Daphne Du Maurier
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