Ziegfeld

[ zig-feld ]
/ ˈzɪg fɛld /
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noun

Flor·enz [flawr-uh nz, flor-] /ˈflɔr ənz, ˈflɒr-/, 1867–1932, U.S. theatrical producer.

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Ziegfeld

/ (ˈziːɡˌfɛld) /

noun

Florenz (ˈflɒrənz). 1869–1932, US theatrical producer, noted for his series of extravagant revues (1907–31), known as the Ziegfeld Follies
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Word Origin and History for ziegfeld

Ziegfeld

in reference to showgirls or stage revues, 1913, from Florenz Ziegfeld (1869-1932), U.S. theatrical producer, who staged annual "follies" from 1907-1931.

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