Fénelon

[ feynuh-lawn ]
/ feɪnəˈlɔ̃ /

noun

Fran·çois de Sa·li·gnac de La Mothe [frahn-swa duh sa lee-nyak duh la -mawt], /frɑ̃ˈswa də sa liˈnyak də la ˈmɔt/, 1651–1715, French theologian and writer.

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Fénelon
/ (French fenlɔ̃) /

noun

François de Salignac de La Mothe (frɑ̃swa də saliɲak də la mɔt). 1651–1715, French theologian and writer; author of Maximes des saints (1697), a defence of quietism, and Les aventures de Télémaque (1699), which was construed as criticizing the government of Louis XIV
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