Definition of Maurois

1. Noun. French writer best known for his biographies (1885-1967).

Exact synonyms: Andre Maurois, Emile Herzog
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Maurois

Maurician
Maurism
Maurist
Maurists
Mauritania
Mauritanian
Mauritanian monetary unit
Mauritanians
Mauritanie
Mauritian
Mauritian Creole
Mauritian monetary unit
Mauritian rupee
Mauritians
Mauritius
Maurois (current term)
Mauser
Mauthner
Mauthner's cell
Mauthner's sheath
Mauthner's test
Mauthner neuron
Mavis
Mavors
Mawworm
Mawworms
Max
Max Beerbohm
Max Born
Max Bruch

Literary usage of Maurois

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1. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1821)
"... letter of M. Maurois, in acknowlege- 'ment of our account of his Guide to the French Language, (Number for October,) and discussing a few of our remarks ..."

2. Paris in Shadow by Lee Holt (1920)
"The flavour of M. Maurois' humour loses little in this translation. ... M. Maurois ... is indeed so good an artist and so excellent an observer that we ..."

3. At Ypres with Best-Dunkley by Thomas Hope Floyd (1920)
"The flavour of M. Maurois' humour loses little in this translation . ... M. Maurois ... is indeed so good an artist and so excellent an observer that we ..."

4. Catalogue by Dulau & Co., ltd., Booksellers, London (1845)
"598 Maurois (Andre). Autograph Letter Signed, i p., in French, hoping that the morning sun, although a little pale, has dissipated his correspondent's ..."

5. The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction by Reuben Percy, John Timbs (1830)
"Maurois, we can speak with greater confidence of its merits ; -and we further recommend pupils in any language to accustom themselves to think in the ..."

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