Moreau

[ maw-roh or, French, maw-roh for 1–3; mawr-oh for 4 ]
/ mɔˈroʊ or, French, mɔˈroʊ for 1–3; ˈmɔr oʊ for 4 /

noun

Gustave [gys-tav] /güsˈtav/,1826–98, French painter.
Jeanne [zhahn] /ʒɑn/,born 1928, French film actress.
Jean Vic·tor [zhahn veek-tawr] /ʒɑ̃ vikˈtɔr/,1763–1813, French general.
a river in NW South Dakota, flowing E to the Missouri River. 290 miles (470 km) long.

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Moreau
/ (French mɔro) /

noun

Gustave (ɡystav) 1826–98, French symbolist painter
Jean Victor (ʒɑ̃ viktɔr). 1763–1813, French general in the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars
Jeanne (ʒan). born 1928, French stage and film actress. Her films include Jules et Jim (1961), Diary of a Chambermaid (1964), and The Proprietor (1996)
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