Prix Goncourt

[ pree gon-koo r; French pree gawn-koor ]
/ ˈpri gɒnˈkʊər; French pri gɔ̃ˈkur /

noun

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British Dictionary definitions for prix goncourt

Prix Goncourt
/ (French ɡɔ̃kur) /

noun

an annual prize for a work of French fiction

Word Origin for Prix Goncourt

C20: after the Académie Goncourt, which awards the prizes, founded by the will of Edmond Goncourt (1822–96), French writer
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