[ sey-vee-nyey ]
/ seɪ viˈnyeɪ /


Ma·rie de Ra·bu·tin-Chan·tal [ma-ree duh ra-by-tan-shahn-tal] /maˈri də ra bü tɛ̃ ʃɑ̃ˈtal/, Marquise de,1626–96, French writer, especially of letters.
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British Dictionary definitions for sevigne

/ (French seviɲe) /


Marquise de, title of Marie de Rabutin-Chantal. 1626–96, French letter writer. Her correspondence with her daughter and others provides a vivid account of society during the reign of Louis XIV
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