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La Bruyère

[ labry-yer ]
/ la brüˈyɛr /
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noun
Jean de [zhahnduh], /ʒɑ̃ də/, 1645–96, French moralist and author.
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La Bruyère
/ (French la bryjɛr) /

noun
Jean de (ʒɑ̃ də). 1645–96, French moralist, noted for his Caractères (1688), satirical character studies, including portraits of contemporary public figures
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