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Bel·lay(bə-lā′, bĕ-lā′), Joachim du 1522?-1560.
French poet. A founder of a group of poets known as the Pléiade, he wrote sonnets, satires on literary conventions, and a manifesto of the group's poetic principles.
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(Biography) Joachim du (ʒɔaʃɛ̃ dy). 1522–60, French poet, a member of the Pléiade
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Joachim du, c1525–60, French poet.
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