[ rey-kuh-myey ]
/ ˌreɪ kəˈmyeɪ /
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a backless day bed of the Directoire and Empire periods, having raised ends of equal height.
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Origin of Recamier
1920–25; after Madame Récamier
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[ rey-ka-myey ]
/ reɪ kaˈmyeɪ /
Madame Jeanne Françoise Julie Adélaïde Bernard, 1777–1849, French social leader in the literary and political circles of Paris.
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How to use Recamier in a sentence
The Prince of Prussia would have married her, if he could have effected her divorce from M. Recamier.
These thoughts were suggested by a large engraving representing Madame Recamier in her boudoir.Woman in the Nineteenth Century|Margaret Fuller Ossoli
He used to stroke his tail when he desired Madame Recamier to know that he was tired.Concerning Cats|Helen M. Winslow
The groom was Jacques Recamier—by profession a powerful banker, by choice a middle-class Lothario.
Recamier had been an intimate friend of the Bernards, forever at their house, since a year or so before Jeanne had been born.