[doo-zey; Italian doo-ze]
- E·le·o·no·ra [el-ee-uh-nawr-uh; Italian e-le-aw-naw-rah] /ˌɛl i əˈnɔr ə; Italian ˌɛ lɛ ɔˈnɔ rɑ/, 1859–1924, Italian actress.
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Examples from the Web for duse
Take a name like Barrymore—or Bernhardt—or Duse—you can't forget them.Gigolo
And as to the Theatre—well, if it isn't a success, the Duse is in it!
I feel this sometimes in the case of Mme. Duse; and principally in her "Magda."
For in this play of Magda the Duse rivets interests, delights not by what she does, but by what she is.
A trait of Duse is the stifling of her tears when her sister visits her.Iconoclasts
- Eleonora (ˌɛlɪəˈnɔːrə). 1858–1924, Italian actress, noted as a tragedienne
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