Carpentier


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Car·pen·tier

 (kär′pĕn-tyār′), Alejo 1904-1980.
Cuban author, musicologist, and diplomat whose writings influenced the development of magical realism. His novels include Lord, Praised Be Thou! (1933) and The Kingdom of This World (1949).
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Carpentier

(French karpɑ̃tje)
n
(Biography) Georges (ʒɔrʒ), known as Gorgeous Georges. 1894–1975, French boxer: world light-heavyweight champion (1920–22)
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