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Maurois

[maw-rwa]
noun
  1. An·dré [ahn-drey] /ɑ̃ˈdreɪ/, Émile Salomon Wilhelm Herzog, 1885–1967, French biographer and novelist.
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Historical Examples of maurois

  • I reported, and was referred to the "Q" branch of the Division, located doubtfully in Maurois.

    A Company of Tanks

    W. H. L. Watson

  • The tanks serving the first two brigades returned to Maurois when their day's work had been completed, arriving in camp at dusk.

    A Company of Tanks

    W. H. L. Watson

  • The enemy shelled Maurois persistently, sending over a few shells to the neighbourhood of the bridge.

    A Company of Tanks

    W. H. L. Watson


British Dictionary definitions for maurois

Maurois

noun
  1. André (ɑ̃dre), pen name of Émile Herzog. 1885–1967, French writer, best known for his biographies, such as those of Shelley, Byron, and Proust
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