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Dumas

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Pronunciation: /ˈdjuːmɑː
 
, dymɑ/

Definition of Dumas in English:

1The name of two French novelists and dramatists:
1.1 Alexandre ( 1802–70); known as Dumas père. Although he was a pioneer of the romantic theatre in France, his reputation now rests on his historical adventure novels The Three Musketeers (1844-5) and The Count of Monte Cristo (1844-5).
1.2 Alexandre ( 1824–95), son of Dumas père; known as Dumas fils. He wrote the novel (and play) La Dame aux camélias (1848), which formed the basis of Verdi’s opera La Traviata (1853).

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