[ahn-twan frahn-swa] /ɑ̃ˈtwan frɑ̃ˈswa/ (Show IPA), (“Abbé Prévost”) 1697–1763, French novelist.
Antoine François (ɑ̃twan frɑ̃swa), known as Abbé Prévost. 1697–1763, French novelist, noted for his romance Manon Lescaut (1731), which served as the basis for operas by Puccini and Massenet
Antoine Quentin [ahn-twan kahn-tan] /ɑ̃ˈtwan kɑ̃ˈtɛ̃/ (Show IPA), 1747?–95, French revolutionist: prosecutor during the Reign of Terror. Historical Examples Fouquier-Tinville afterward attained to a sombre fame in this position. The Theory of Social Revolutions Brooks Adams Fouquier-Tinville came next, and his trial did as much harm to his party in the spring as that of […]
Antoine Laurent [ahn-twan loh-rahn] /ɑ̃ˈtwan loʊˈrɑ̃/ (Show IPA), 1743–94, French scientist: pioneer in the field of chemistry. Historical Examples Within a week Lavoisier and 27 others were condemned to death. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 3 Various In 1804 he married the widow of the illustrious chemist Lavoisier: he died in 1814. Little […]
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Antoine [ahn-twan] /ɑ̃ˈtwan/ (Show IPA), (“the Elder”) 1588?–1648, and his two brothers Louis [lwee] /lwi/ (Show IPA) (“the Roman”), 1593?–1648, and Mathieu [ma-tyœ] /maˈtyœ/ (Show IPA) 1607–77, French painters. Historical Examples Yet M. Lhote, preaching his crusade against disorder, picks out the Le Nain and sets them up as an example. Since Czanne Clive Bell
Antoine [ahn-twan] /ɑ̃ˈtwan/ (Show IPA), 1866–1936, French linguist. Historical Examples I took the opportunity of applauding the admirable Coquelin, as well as two charming vaudeville performers, M——and Meillet. Original Short Stories, Volume 3 (of 13) Guy de Maupassant A decree signed Meillet names this citizen himself governor of the fort of Bicêtre. History of the […]