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[doo-uh-mel, dyoo-; French dy-a-mel]
  1. Georges [zhawrzh] /ʒɔrʒ/, Denis Thévenin, 1884–1966, French novelist, physician, poet, and essayist.
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Examples from the Web for duhamel

Historical Examples

  • "It is the young man of whom I was telling you, Maximilien," answered Duhamel.

    The Trampling of the Lilies

    Rafael Sabatini

  • Ma foi, Duhamel, we shall change all this very soon, I promise you.

  • "We will mend all this, I promise you, Duhamel," he was repeating.

  • Between them Duhamel and Maximilien assisted Caron to the door of the carriage.

  • Duhamel maintains that these two are distinct varieties and we have followed him.

British Dictionary definitions for duhamel


  1. Georges (ʒɔrʒ). 1884–1966, French novelist, poet, and dramatist; author of La Chronique des Pasquier (1933–45)
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