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Corneille, Pierre

Pronunciation: /kôrˈnā(l)/
(1606–84), French playwright; regarded as the founder of classical French tragedy. Notable plays: Le Cid (1637), Cinna (1641), and Polyeucte (1643).

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Syllabification: Cor·neille, Pierre

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