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Baudelaire, Charles

Syllabification: Bau·de·laire, Charles
Pronunciation: /ˌbōdəˈle(ə)r, -dlˈe(ə)r
 
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Definition of Baudelaire, Charles in English:

( 1821–67), French poet and critic; full name Charles Pierre Baudelaire. He is noted for Les Fleurs du mal (1857), a series of 101 lyrics that explore his isolation and melancholy and the attraction of evil and the macabre.

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