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Moreau

[maw-roh or, French, maw-roh for 1–3; mawr-oh for 4]
noun
  1. Gustave [gys-tav] /güsˈtav/, 1826–98, French painter.
  2. Jeanne [zhahn] /ʒɑn/, born 1928, French film actress.
  3. Jean Vic·tor [zhahn veek-tawr] /ʒɑ̃ vikˈtɔr/, 1763–1813, French general.
  4. a river in NW South Dakota, flowing E to the Missouri River. 290 miles (470 km) long.
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Contemporary Examples of moreau

Historical Examples of moreau

  • The retreat of Moreau was the consequence of the victories of this Prince.

  • He praised the vigour and the greatness of the speech they had heard from their colleague Moreau.

    Scaramouche

    Rafael Sabatini

  • That doubt concerned this man Moreau and his relations with M. de Kercadiou.

    Scaramouche

    Rafael Sabatini

  • He had often of late thought that this fellow Moreau was hardly human.

    Scaramouche

    Rafael Sabatini

  • I have at last found out where Moreau spends all his evenings.


British Dictionary definitions for moreau

Moreau

noun
  1. Gustave (ɡystav) 1826–98, French symbolist painter
  2. Jean Victor (ʒɑ̃ viktɔr). 1763–1813, French general in the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars
  3. 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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