Definition of Montaigne, Michel de in English:

Montaigne, Michel de

Syllabification: Mon·taigne, Michel de
Pronunciation: /mänˈtān, mônˈtenyə
( 1533–92), French essayist; full name Michel Eyquem de Montaigne. Widely regarded as the originator of the modern essay, he wrote about prominent personalities and ideas of his age in his skeptical Essays (1580 and 1588).

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