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Cervantes, Miguel de

Line breaks: Mi¦guel de Cer|van¦tes
Pronunciation: /səːˈvantiːz
 
, θerˈβantes, ser-/

Definition of Cervantes, Miguel de in English:

( 1547–1616), Spanish novelist and dramatist; full name Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. His most famous work is Don Quixote (1605–15), a satire on chivalric romances that greatly influenced the development of the novel.

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