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Molière

Line breaks: Mol¦ière
Pronunciation: /ˈmɒlɪɛː
 
, mɔljɛʀ/

Definition of Molière in English:

( 1622–73), French dramatist; pseudonym of Jean-Baptiste Poquelin. He wrote more than twenty comic plays about contemporary France, developing stock characters from Italian commedia dell’arte. Notable works: Tartuffe (1664), Le Misanthrope (1666), and Le Bourgeois gentilhomme (1670).

Words that rhyme with Molière

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