Marie de France

[ ma-ree duh frahns ]
/ maˈri də ˈfrɑ̃s /

noun

flourished 12th century, French poet in England.
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British Dictionary definitions for marie de france

Marie de France

/ (French mari də frɑ̃s) /

noun

12th century ad, French poet, who probably lived in England; noted for her lais (verse narratives) based on Celtic tales
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