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 (do͞o-mä′, dyo͞o-, dü-), Alexandre Known as "Dumas père." 1802-1870.
French writer of swashbuckling historical romances, such as The Three Musketeers (1844) and The Count of Monte Cristo (1846). His son Alexandre (1824-1895), known as "Dumas fils," was a dramatist whose works include La Dame aux camélias (1852).


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1. (Biography) Alexandre (alɛksɑ̃drə), known as Dumas père. 1802–70, French novelist and dramatist, noted for his historical romances The Count of Monte Cristo (1844) and The Three Musketeers (1844)
2. (Biography) his son, Alexandre, known as Dumas fils. 1824–95, French novelist and dramatist, noted esp for the play he adapted from an earlier novel, La Dame aux camélias (1852)
3. (Biography) Jean-Baptiste André (ʒɑ̃batist ɑ̃dre). 1800–84, French chemist, noted for his research on vapour density and atomic weight
4. (Biography) Marlene. born 1953, South African painter; esp of expressionist portraits and nudes


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Alexandre ( “Dumas père” ), 1802–70, and his son, Alexandre ( “Dumas fils” ), 1824–95, French playwrights and novelists.
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The Count of Monte Cristo,' which I had seen James O'Neill play that winter, was by the only Alexandre Dumas I knew.
Dumas here, and later in the chapter, uses the name Roncherat.
Anne of Austria did not die until 1666, and Dumas sets the current year as
Paul Dumas, physician, deposes that he was called to view the bodies about day-break.
Monsieur Dumas, and his worthy coadjutor Monsieur Etienne, have pronounced that they were inflicted by some obtuse instrument; and so far these gentlemen are very correct.
Dumas and Etienne,) as a series of livid spots, evidently the impression of fingers.
It was asserted that he had never written it, that the magazine had faked it very clumsily, or that Martin Eden was emulating the elder Dumas and at the height of success was hiring his writing done for him.
Dumas, Reed's journalistic kid brother at the Gazette from 1960 to Reed's departure in 1965, is now his heir as Arkansas' senior reporter.
Earlier in his career, Dumas was employed as vice president of Corporate and Executive Services in the Merrill Lynch Private Client Group.
Just how to translate Le Parc's large kinetic art pieces onto a silk square is the sort of challenge Dumas revels in.
Killed were Datumama Duma, 36, and his brother Suwaib Duma, 34, both residents of Sitio Tubak, Barangay Pagangan in Aleosan.
Poetry of Henry Dumas, published by Thunder's Mouth Press.