Lully

[loo-lee, French ly-lee for 1; luhl-ee for 2]
noun
  1. Italian Lul·li [lool-lee] /ˈlul li/. Jean Bap·tiste [zhahn ba-teest] /ʒɑ̃ baˈtist/, 1632–87, French composer, especially of operas and ballets, born in Italy.
  2. Catalan Lull [lool] /lul/. Raymond or Ra·món [rah-mawn] /rɑˈmɔn/, Doctor Illuminatus, 1235?–1315, Spanish theologian, philosopher, and author.
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Lully

noun
  1. (French lyli) Jean Baptiste (ʒɑ̃ batist), Italian name Giovanni Battista Lulli. 1632–87, French composer, born in Italy; founder of French opera. With Philippe Quinault as librettist, he wrote operas such as Alceste (1674) and Armide (1686); as superintendent of music at the court of Louis XIV, he wrote incidental music to comedies by Molière
  2. Also: Lull (ˈlʌlɪ, Spanish lul) Raymond or Ramón (raˈmɔn). ?1235–1315, Spanish philosopher, mystic, and missionary. His chief works are Ars generalis sive magna and the Utopian novel Blaquerna
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