[ahn-twan duh] /ɑ̃ˈtwan də/ (Show IPA), 1900–45, French author and aviator.
Antoine de (ɑ̃twan də). 1900–44, French novelist and aviator. His novels of aviation include Vol de nuit (1931) and Terre des hommes (1939). He also wrote the fairy tale Le petit prince (1943)
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Antoine (“Fats”) born 1928, U.S. rhythm-and-blues pianist, singer, and composer. noun (pl) -noes a small rectangular block used in dominoes, divided on one side into two equal areas, each of which is either blank or marked with from one to six dots (modifier) exhibiting the domino effect: a domino pattern of takeovers noun (pl) -noes, […]
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Antoine François [ahn-twan frahn-swa] /ɑ̃ˈtwan frɑ̃ˈswa/ (Show IPA), (“Abbé Prévost”) 1697–1763, French novelist. noun 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 […]