Cyrano de Bergerac

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Cy·ra·no de Ber·ge·rac

 (sîr′ə-nō də bûr′zhə-răk′, bĕr′-), Savinien de 1619-1655.
French satirist and duelist whose works include the spirited drama The Pedant Imitated (1654). He is the subject of Edmond Rostand's play Cyrano de Bergerac (1897), which depicts him as a chivalric swordsman with a comically long nose.
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Cyrano de Bergerac

(French sirano də bɛrʒərak)
(Biography) Savinien (savinjɛ̃). 1619–55, French writer and soldier, famous as a duellist and for his large nose. He became widely known through the verse drama Cyrano de Bergerac (1897) by Edmond Rostand
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(ˈbɜr ʒəˌræk)

n. Savinien Cyrano de,
1619–55, French soldier, swordsman, and writer: hero of play by Rostand.
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Noun1.Cyrano de Bergerac - a French soldier and dramatist remembered chiefly for fighting many duels (often over the size of his nose); was immortalized in 1897 in a play by Edmond Rostand (1619-1655)
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