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Chanel, Coco

Line breaks: Coco Cha¦nel
Pronunciation: /ʃəˈnɛl
, ʃanɛl/

Definition of Chanel, Coco in English:

( 1883–1971), French couturière; born Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel. Her simple but sophisticated garments were a radical departure from the stiff corseted styles of the day. She also diversified into perfumes, costume jewellery, and textiles.

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