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Io·nes·co(ē′ə-nĕs′kō, yə-), Eugène 1909?-1994.
Romanian-born French dramatist whose plays The Bald Soprano (1950) and Rhinoceros (1959) are classics of the theater of the absurd.
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Ionesco(ˌiːəˈnɛskəʊ; French jɔnɛsko)
(Biography) Eugène (øʒɛn). 1912–94, French dramatist, born in Romania; a leading exponent of the theatre of the absurd. His plays include The Bald Prima Donna (1950) and Rhinoceros (1960)
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Io•nes•co(yəˈnɛs koʊ, ˌi əˈnɛs-)
Eugène, 1912–94, French playwright, born in Romania.
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