Definition of Roman de la rose in English:

Roman de la rose

Line breaks: Roman de la rose
Pronunciation: /ˌrəʊmɒ̃ də la ˈrəʊz
, ʀɔmɑ̃ də la ʀoz/
An extremely influential French poem of the 13th century, an allegorical romance embodying the aristocratic ethic of courtly love. It was composed by two different authors some forty years apart.


French, literally 'romance of the rose'.

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