Maurois

[ maw-rwa ]
/ mɔˈrwa /

noun

An·dré [ahn-drey] /ɑ̃ˈdreɪ/, Émile Salomon Wilhelm Herzog, 1885–1967, French biographer and novelist.
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Examples from the Web for maurois

  • 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
  • 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 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
/ (French mɔrwa) /

noun

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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