Share this entry

Chateaubriand, François-René Line breaks: François-René Chat¦eau|bri¦and
Pronunciation: /ˌʃatəʊˈbriːɒ̃/

Definition of Chateaubriand, François-René in English:

Vicomte de ( 1768–1848), French writer and diplomat. He was an important figure in early French romanticism. Notable works: Le Génie du Christianisme (1802) and Mémoires d’outre-tombe (autobiography, 1849–50).

Definition of Chateaubriand, François-René in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources