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Ren·oir

 (rən-wär′), Jean 1894-1979.
French filmmaker who won acclaim for the artistry of films such as Grand Illusion (1937) and Rules of the Game (1939).

Renoir

, Pierre Auguste 1841-1919.
French impressionist painter whose warm, luminous works include Child with Watering Can (1876) and Luncheon of the Boating Party (1881).

Renoir

(ˈrɛnwɑː; French rənwar)
n
1. (Biography) Jean (ʒɑ̃). 1894–1979, French film director: his films include La grande illusion (1937), La règle du jeu (1939), and Diary of a Chambermaid (1945)
2. (Biography) his father, Pierre Auguste (pjɛr oɡyst). 1841–1919, French painter. One of the initiators of impressionism, he broke away from the movement with his later paintings, esp his many nude studies, which are more formal compositions

Re•noir

(ˈrɛn wɑr, rɛnˈwɑr)

n.
1. Jean (zhä n), 1894–1979, French film director.
2. his father, Pierre Auguste, 1841–1919, French painter.
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