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  1. Al·bert [al-ber] /alˈbɛr/, 1871–1950, president of France 1932–40.
  2. Also Le Brun. Charles [sharl] /ʃarl/, 1619–90, French painter.
  3. Mme. Vigée-. Vigée-Lebrun, Marie Anne Elisabeth.
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Examples from the Web for lebrun

Historical Examples

  • General Lebrun was said to be there, closeted with the mayor.

    The Downfall

    Emile Zola

  • But of all the puzzles of this time Lebrun is perhaps the chief.

  • On 9th December Lebrun sent off an important despatch to Chauvelin.

  • Lebrun called attention to the fact as if it were remarkable.

    The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte

    William Milligan Sloane

  • We may say it was the king, we may have styles named for the king, but it was Lebrun who made them what they were.

    The Tapestry Book

    Helen Churchill Candee

British Dictionary definitions for lebrun


  1. Albert (albɛr). 1871–1950, French statesman; president (1932–40)
  2. Also: Le Brun Charles (ʃarl). 1619–90, French historical painter. He was court painter to Louis XIV and executed much of the decoration of the palace of Versailles
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