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Valéry

[ va-ley-ree ]
/ va leɪˈri /
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noun

Paul [pawl], /pɔl/, 1871–1945, French poet and philosopher.

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Valéry
/ (French valeri) /

noun

Paul (pɔl). 1871–1945, French poet and essayist, influenced by the symbolists, esp Mallarmé. He wrote lyric poetry, rich in imagery, as in La Jeune Parque (1917) and Album de vers anciens 1890–1900 (1920)
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