Maeterlinck

[mey-ter-lingk; French ma-ter-lan; Flemish mah-ter-lingk]
Related formsMae·ter·linck·i·an, adjective
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Maeterlinck

noun
  1. Comte Maurice (mɔris). 1862–1949, Belgian poet and dramatist, noted particularly for his symbolist plays, such as Pelléas et Mélisande (1892), which served as the basis for an opera by Debussy, and L'Oiseau bleu (1909). Nobel prize for literature 1911
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