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Larousse, Pierre

Line breaks: Pierre La|rousse
Pronunciation: /laˈruːs
 
, laʀus/

Definition of Larousse, Pierre in English:

( 1817–75), French lexicographer and encyclopedist. He edited the fifteen-volume Grand dictionnaire universel du XIXe siècle (1866–76), which aimed to treat every area of human knowledge. In 1852 he co-founded the publishing house of Larousse.

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