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Hu·go(hyo͞o′gō, ü-gō′), Victor Marie 1802-1885.
French writer who went into exile after Napoleon III seized power (1851), returning to France in 1870. His novels include The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1831) and Les Misérables (1862).
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Hugo(ˈhjuːɡəʊ; French yɡo)
(Biography) Victor (Marie) (viktɔr). 1802–85, French poet, novelist, and dramatist; leader of the romantic movement in France. His works include the volumes of verse Les Feuilles d'automne (1831) and Les Contemplations (1856), the novels Notre-Dame de Paris (1831) and Les Misérables (1862), and the plays Hernani (1830) and Ruy Blas (1838)
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Hu•go(ˈhyu goʊ or, often, ˈyu-)
Victor (Marie, Viscount) 1802–85, French poet, novelist, and playwright.
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