roman-fleuve

[ raw-mahn-flœv ]
/ rɔ mɑ̃ˈflœv /

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


Nearby words

  1. roman ride,
  2. roman shade,
  3. roman snail,
  4. roman strike,
  5. roman à clef,
  6. romance,
  7. romance languages,
  8. romancer,
  9. romanes,
  10. romanesque

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British Dictionary definitions for roman-fleuve

roman-fleuve

/ French (rɔmɑ̃flœv) /

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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