Definition of Maupassant, Guy de in English:

Maupassant, Guy de

Syllabification: Mau·pas·sant, Guy de
Pronunciation: /ˌmōpäˈsäN
( 1850–93), French novelist and short-story writer; full name Henri René Albert Guy de Maupassant. He wrote about 300 short stories and 6 novels in a simple, direct narrative style. Notable novels: Une Vie (1883) and Bel-Ami (1885).

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