Definition of Goncourt in English:


Syllabification: Gon·court
Pronunciation: /gônˈko͞or
  • Family name of brothers Edmond de (1822–96) and Jules de (1830–70), French novelists and critics. In his will, Edmond provided for the establishment of the Académie Goncourt, which awards the annual Prix Goncourt.

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