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[ahn-drey] /ɑ̃ˈdreɪ/ (Show IPA), 1858–1943, French theatrical director, manager, and critic.
[per] /pɛr/ (Show IPA), (Francisco Ildefonso Mareno) 1748–1829, Roman Catholic priest in Louisiana: tried to establish an Inquisition.
a male given name: French form of .
Contemporary Examples

There are a few good ones, Antoine says, but he complained bitterly of a lack of responsiveness.
Ground Zero of the NYPD Slowdown Batya Ungar-Sargon December 31, 2014

The victim in that case was Antoine Sollacaro, a prominent Ajaccio defense lawyer.
Rampant Unsolved Murders Continue on Corsica, France’s “Isle of Beauty” Tracy McNicoll November 16, 2012

Antoine Dodson, Jimmy McMillan, and Greyson Chance are just a few of the people who owe their fame to viral videos this year.
25 Best Viral Videos of 2010 The Daily Beast Video December 22, 2010

Antoine himself had recently been arrested on a six-year-old warrant for a dime bag of weed.
Ground Zero of the NYPD Slowdown Batya Ungar-Sargon December 31, 2014

Antoine, a 40-year-old DJ who works at the airport, says he fears for his children if the police stop doing their jobs.
Ground Zero of the NYPD Slowdown Batya Ungar-Sargon December 31, 2014

Historical Examples

Antoine de la Salle is one of the most fortunate of authors.
A Short History of French Literature George Saintsbury

Father Antoine had come of a race which had noble blood in its veins.
Hetty’s Strange History Anonymous

On his return, Antoine and Joe derided his labors when the caribou trails networked the muskegs, but Marcel ignored them.
The Whelps of the Wolf George Marsh

She felt a great longing that Father Antoine should recollect her.
Hetty’s Strange History Anonymous

The following morning Peter asked Antoine if he would defend Mr. John were he attacked by the people.
A History of Oregon, 1792-1849 William Henry Gray


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