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Cyrano de Bergerac, Savinien

Line breaks: Sa|vi¦nien Cy¦rano de Ber|ge¦rac
Pronunciation: /ˌsɪrənəʊ də ˈbɛːʒərak
 
, siʀano də bɛʀʒəʀak/

Definition of Cyrano de Bergerac, Savinien in English:

( 1619–55), French soldier, duellist, and writer. He is chiefly remembered for the large number of duels that he fought (many on account of his proverbially large nose), as immortalized in a play by Edmond Rostand ( Cyrano de Bergerac, 1897).

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