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[suh-rel; French saw-rel]
  1. Georges [zhawrzh] /ʒɔrʒ/, 1847–1922, French engineer and social philosopher.
  2. a city in S Quebec, in E Canada, on the St. Lawrence.
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Examples from the Web for sorel

Historical Examples

  • It must not be supposed that respect for the myth is a discovery of Sorel's.

    A Preface to Politics

    Walter Lippmann

  • I cannot agree with Sorel (iii, 405) in taking the French overtures seriously.

  • If sore be sore, then L to sore makes fifty sores one sorel.

  • Madame Sorel clutched him by the hair and tore out some handfuls.

  • Sorel laid down his hat, and wiped his brow with his handkerchief.

    In Madeira Place

    Heman White Chaplin

British Dictionary definitions for sorel


  1. Georges (Eugène) (ʒɔrʒ). 1847–1922, French social philosopher, who advocated revolutionary syndicalism and preached the creative role of violence and myth
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