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Cyrano de Bergerac, Savinien Syllabification: Cyr·a·no de Ber·ge·rac, Savinien
Pronunciation: /ˈsirənō də ˈbərZHəˌrak/ /ˈberZHˌrak/

Definition of Cyrano de Bergerac, Savinien in English:

( 1619–55), French soldier, duelist, and writer. He is chiefly remembered for the large number of duels that he fought (many because of his proverbially large nose) as immortalized in Cyrano de Bergerac (1897), a play by Edmond Rostand.

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