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Maeterlinck

[ mey-ter-lingk; French ma-ter-lan; Flemish mah-ter-lingk ]
/ ˈmeɪ tərˌlɪŋk; French ma tɛrˈlɛ̃; Flemish ˈmɑ tɛrˌlɪŋk /
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noun
Comte Mau·rice [French moh-rees], /French moʊˈris/, 1862–1947, Belgian poet, dramatist, and essayist: Nobel prize 1911.
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OTHER WORDS FROM Maeterlinck

Mae·ter·linck·i·an, adjective
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Maeterlinck
/ (ˈmeɪtəˌlɪŋk, French mɛtɛrlɛ̃k) /

noun
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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