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guillemet

Pronunciation: /ˈɡiːmeɪ/
/ɡijmɛ/

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noun

Each of a pair of punctuation marks (« ») used as quotation marks in French and other European languages.

Origin

French, of uncertain origin; probably derived from the male forename Guillaume or the surname Guillemet.

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Line breaks: guille|met

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