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du Maurier, George

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Pronunciation: /djuː ˈmɒrɪeɪ
 
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Definition of du Maurier, George in English:

( 1834–96), French-born novelist, cartoonist, and illustrator; full name George Louis Palmella Busson du Maurier. He is chiefly remembered for his novel Trilby (1894), which included the character Svengali and gave rise to the word Svengali for a person with a hypnotic influence on another.

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