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 (ə-pŏl′ə-nâr′), Guillaume Originally Wilhelm Apollinaris de Kostrowitzky. 1880-1918.
Italian-born French poet and leading figure in avant-garde literary and artistic circles.


(French apɔlinɛr)
(Biography) Guillaume (ɡijom), real name Wilhelm Apollinaris de Kostrowitzki. 1880–1918, French poet, novelist, and dramatist, regarded as a precursor of surrealism; author of Alcoöls (1913) and Calligrammes (1918)


(əˌpɒl əˈnɛər)

Guil•laume (giˈyoʊm) (Wilhelm Apollinaris de Kostrowitzky), 1880–1918, French poet.
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Noun1.Apollinaire - French poet; precursor of surrealism (1880-1918)
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UNLIKE CERTAIN 19th-century poets of difficult character or seemingly foredoomed, whom Paul Verlaine called maudits (accursed)--Rimbaud, Gerard de Nerval, Corbiere, Verlaine himself--Guillaume Apollinaire (1880-1918) was a pleasant, cheerful fellow.