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Rostand

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noun
  1. Ed·mond [ed-mawn] /ɛdˈmɔ̃/, 1868–1918, French dramatist and poet.
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  • After the reading Rostand dashed off as he had come, and for many weeks I saw no more of him.

    The Ways of Men

    Eliot Gregory

  • You remember, the evening Rostand was dining at the next table.

  • In this way we profit by the vast labor and study which Rostand and Coquelin gave to the original production.

    The Ways of Men

    Eliot Gregory

  • Amid all this confusion Rostand alone remained cool and seemed unconscious of his victory.

    The Ways of Men

    Eliot Gregory

  • It appears that Rostand had been asked to register the birth of a friend's newly arrived son.

    Toaster's Handbook

    Peggy Edmund and Harold W. Williams, compilers


British Dictionary definitions for rostand

Rostand

noun
  1. Edmond (ɛdmɔ̃). 1868–1918, French playwright and poet in the romantic tradition; best known for his verse drama Cyrano de Bergerac (1897)
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