La Fontaine

[ French la fawn-ten ]
/ French la fɔ̃ˈtɛn /

noun

Hen·ri [French ahn-ree] /French ɑ̃ˈri/, 1854–1943, Belgian statesman: Nobel Peace Prize 1913.
Jean de [zhahn duh] /ʒɑ̃ də/, 1621–95, French poet and fabulist.

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British Dictionary definitions for la fontaine

La Fontaine

/ (French la fɔ̃tɛn) /

noun

Jean de (ʒɑ̃ də). 1621–95, French poet, famous for his Fables (1668–94)
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