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Goncourt

[ gawn-koor; for 2 also English gon-koor ]
/ gɔ̃ˈkur; for 2 also English gɒnˈkʊər /
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Ed·mond Louis An·toine Hu·ot de [ed-mawn lwee ahn-twan y-oh duh], /ɛdˈmɔ̃ lwi ɑ̃ˈtwan üˈoʊ də/, 1822–96, and his brother Jules Al·fred Huot de [zhyl al-fred], /ʒyl alˈfrɛd/, 1830–70, French art critics, novelists, and historians: collaborators until the death of Jules.
Prix Gon·court [pree gon-koor; French pree gawn-koor], /ˈpri gɒnˈkʊər; French pri gɔ̃ˈkur/, an annual award of money made by a French literary society (Académie Goncourt ) for the best prose work of the year.
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Goncourt
/ (French ɡɔ̃kur) /

noun
Edmond Louis Antoine Huot de (ɛdmɔ̃ lwi ɑ̃twan yo də), 1822–96, and his brother, Jules Alfred Huot de (ʒyl alfrɛd), 1830–70, French writers, noted for their collaboration, esp on their Journal, and for the Académie Goncourt founded by Edmond's will
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