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Tussaud, Madame

Syllabification: Tus·saud, Madame
Pronunciation: /ˈto͞osō, təˈsôd, təˈsōd
 
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Definition of Tussaud, Madame in English:

( 1761–1850), French founder of Madame Tussaud’s waxworks; resident of Britain from 1802; née Marie Grosholtz. She was imprisoned during the French Revolution and compelled to make death masks in wax of prominent victims of the guillotine. In 1835, she founded a permanent waxworks exhibition in Baker Street, London.

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