Ionesco

[ yuh-nes-koh, ee-uh- ]
/ yəˈnɛs koʊ, i ə- /
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noun

Eu·gène [French œ-zhen; English yoo-jeen, yoo-jeen] /French œˈʒɛn; English yuˈdʒin, ˈyu dʒin/, 1912–94, French playwright, born in Romania.

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Ionesco

/ (ˌiːəˈnɛskəʊ, French jɔnɛsko) /

noun

Eugène (øʒɛn). 1912–94, French dramatist, born in Romania; a leading exponent of the theatre of the absurd. His plays include The Bald Prima Donna (1950) and Rhinoceros (1960)
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