Definition of Leconte de Lisle, Charles Marie René in English:

Leconte de Lisle, Charles Marie René

Line breaks: Charles Marie René Le|conte de Lisle
Pronunciation: /ləˌkɒnt də ˈliːl
, ləkɔ̃t də lil/
( 1818–94), French poet and leader of the Parnassians. His poetry often draws inspiration from mythology, biblical history, and exotic Eastern landscape.

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