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 (shə-nĕl′), Gabrielle Bonheur Known as "Coco." 1883-1971.
French fashion designer famous for her tailored suits and dresses and for her line of perfumes, particularly Chanel No. 5.
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(French ʃanɛl)
(Biography) Gabrielle (ɡabriɛl), known as Coco Chanel. 1883–1971, French couturière and perfumer, who created "the little black dress" and the perfume Chanel No. 5
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(ʃəˈnɛl, ʃæ-)

Gabrielle, ( “Coco” ), 1882–1971, French fashion designer.
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