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 (lā-zhā′), Alexis Saint-Léger Pen name Saint-John Perse (pĕrs, pûrs) 1887-1975.
French poet and diplomat whose works include Anabase (1924) and Chronique (1960). He won the 1960 Nobel Prize for literature.


 (lā-zhā′), Fernand 1881-1955.
French artist. An early cubist who worked in bright flat colors, Léger incorporated industrial and mechanical images into his work.
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(French leʒe)
(Biography) Fernand (fɛrnɑ̃). 1881–1955, French cubist painter, influenced by industrial technology
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1. Alexis Saint-Léger, St.-John Perse.
2. Fernand, 1881–1955, French artist.
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Noun1.Leger - a record in which commercial accounts are recordedleger - a record in which commercial accounts are recorded; "they got a subpoena to examine our books"
record - a document that can serve as legal evidence of a transaction; "they could find no record of the purchase"
cost ledger - ledger showing the accumulated costs classified in various ways
general ledger - the ledger that contains all of the financial accounts of a business; contains offsetting debit and credit accounts (including control accounts)
subsidiary ledger - details of an account supporting the amount stated in the general ledger
daybook, journal - a ledger in which transactions have been recorded as they occurred
accounting system, method of accounting, accounting - a bookkeeper's chronological list of related debits and credits of a business; forms part of a ledger of accounts
2.Leger - French painter who was an early cubist (1881-1955)
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Leger, and the colloquy between the Rector and his wife ended.
The absolute balance of Give and Take, the doctrine that every thing has its price,--and if that price is not paid, not that thing but something else is obtained, and that it is impossible to get any thing without its price,--is not less sublime in the columns of a leger than in the budgets of states, in the laws of light and darkness, in all the action and reaction of nature.
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THE St Leger is the oldest Classic in the world, it's so old it dates back to a time when emojis were referred to simply as 'hieroglyphics'.
Once Idaho wins the St Leger in convincing fashion expect the money to pour in for Dermot Weld's charge.
WEST BOYLSTON -- Matt Leger did something Sunday he had never done before.
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Around the turn of the century Sebastien Leger joined that illustrious list of countrymen.
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Dubai Former champion apprentice William Buick scored one of the biggest wins of his burgeoning career with an inspired performance aboard Arctic Cosmos to capture the St Leger, the final Classic of the British season.