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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
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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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Gary himself was an epic figure of French culturetwice the recipient of France's highest literary honor, the Prix Goncourt, and a writer who earned national acclaim even for those of his works he put out under a pseudonym.
The Prix Goncourt, France's most prestigious literary prize, is awarded annually in early November.
Slimani won the Prix Goncourt, France's most prestigious literary prize, for the novel in 2016.
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