roman-fleuve

[raw-mahn-flœv]

noun, plural ro·mans-fleuves [raw-mahn-flœv] /rɔ mɑ̃ˈflœv/. French.


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Related Words for roman-fleuve

saga, Bildungsroman, roman-fleuve

British Dictionary definitions for roman-fleuve

roman-fleuve

noun plural romans-fleuves (rɔmɑ̃flœv)

a novel or series of novels dealing with a family or other group over several generations

Word Origin for roman-fleuve

literally: stream novel
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