[frahn-swa] /frɑ̃ˈswa/ (Show IPA), 1885–1970, French novelist: Nobel prize 1952.
François (frɑ̃swa). 1885–1970, French novelist, noted esp for his psychological studies of the conflict between religious belief and human desire. His works include Le désert de l’amour (1925), Thérèse Desqueyroux (1927), and Le nœud de vipères (1932): Nobel prize for literature 1952
[math-uh-suh n] /ˈmæθ ə sən/ noun 1. Peter, 1927–2014, U.S. novelist and travel writer.
- Maurice ravel
[ruh-vel; French ra-vel] /rəˈvɛl; French raˈvɛl/ noun 1. Maurice Joseph [moh-rees zhaw-zef] /moʊˈris ʒɔˈzɛf/ (Show IPA), 1875–1937, French composer.
[mawr-ist] /ˈmɔr ɪst/ noun 1. a member of the Benedictine “Congregation of St. Maur,” founded in France in 1618, distinguished for its scholarship and literary works: suppressed during the French Revolution. /ˈməʊrɪst/ noun 1. a member of a congregation of French Benedictine monks founded in 1621 and noted for its scholarly work
[mawr-i-tey-nee-uh] /ˌmɔr ɪˈteɪ ni ə/ noun 1. Official name Islamic Republic of Mauritania. a republic in W Africa, largely in the Sahara Desert: formerly a French colony; a member of the French Community 1958–66; independent 1960. 418,120 sq. mi. (1,082,931 sq. km). Capital: Nouakchott. 2. . [mawr-i-tey-nee-uh] /ˌmɔr ɪˈteɪ ni ə/ noun 1. an ancient […]