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Dau·det(dō-dā′), Alphonse 1840-1897.
French writer of the naturalist school whose stories of life in his native Provence include Lettres de mon moulin (1869).
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(Biography) Alphonse (alfɔ̃s). 1840–97, French novelist, short-story writer, and dramatist: noted particularly for his humorous sketches of Provençal life, as in Lettres de mon moulin (1866)
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1. Alphonse, 1840–97, French writer.
2. his son, Léon, 1867–1942, French writer.
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