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Goncourt

(French ɡɔ̃kur)
n
(Biography) Edmond Louis Antoine Huot de (ɛdmɔ̃ lwi ɑ̃twan ɥo də), 1822–96, and his brother, Jules Alfred Huot de (ʒyl alfrɛd), 1830–70, French writers, noted for their collaboration, esp on their Journal, and for the Académie Goncourt founded by Edmond's will

Gon•court

(gɔ̃ˈkur)

n.
Edmond Louis Antoine Huot de, 1822–96, and his brother Jules Alfred Huot de, 1830–70, French art critics, novelists, and historians.
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Noun1.Goncourt - French writer who collaborated with his brother Edmond de Goncourt on many books (1830-1870)Goncourt - French writer who collaborated with his brother Edmond de Goncourt on many books (1830-1870)
2.Goncourt - French writer who collaborated with his brother Jules de Goncourt on many books and who in his will established the Prix Goncourt (1822-1896)Goncourt - French writer who collaborated with his brother Jules de Goncourt on many books and who in his will established the Prix Goncourt (1822-1896)
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