[ mal-roh ]
/ malˈroʊ /
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An·dré [ahn-drey], /ɑ̃ˈdreɪ/, 1901–76, French novelist, critic, and politician.
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Example sentences from the Web for Malraux
"Our brothers in the Order of the Night," Malraux called them—born into a tumultuous century and then destroyed by it.
A place that, as we have known since Malraux, is not a place of death but of life.
British Dictionary definitions for Malraux
/ (French malro) /
André (ɑ̃dre). 1901–76, French writer and statesman. His novels include La Condition humaine (1933) on the Kuomintang revolution (1927–28) and L'Espoir (1937) on the Spanish Civil War, in both of which events he took part. He also wrote on art, notably in Les Voix du silence (1951)
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