La Bruyère

[ la bry-yer ]
/ la brüˈyɛr /

noun

Jean de [zhahn duh] /ʒɑ̃ də/, 1645–96, French moralist and author.

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British Dictionary definitions for la bruyere

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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