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Co·lette

 (kŏ-lĕt′, kô-), (Sidonie Gabrielle Claudine) 1873-1954.
French author known for her observations of class and sexual politics. She wrote the Claudine series of novels, as well as Chéri (1920) and Gigi (1945).
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Colette

(kɒˈlɛt)
n
(Biography) full name Sidonie Gabrielle Claudine Colette. 1873–1954, French novelist; her works include Chéri (1920), Gigi (1944), and the series of Claudine books
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Co•lette

(koʊˈlɛt, kɔ-, kə-)

n.
(Sidonie Gabrielle Claudine Colette) 1873–1954, French author.
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Noun1.Colette - French writer of novels about women (1873-1954)
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