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Vicomte de Chateaubriand

Definition of the noun vicomte de chateaubriand

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  1. French statesman and writer; considered a precursor of the romantic movement in France (1768-1848)

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Google previewBiographical Dictionary of Medallists (1904)

Coin-, Gem-, and Seal-engravers Mint-masters, &c. Ancient and Modern, with References to Their Works B.C. 500-A.D. 1900

Vicomte de Chateaubriand; — The Prince Imperial (3 var.); — The Bridge of Thionville; — Enlargement ot the ...

Google previewConcise Oxford Dictionary of Quotations (2011)

by Susan Ratcliffe

saying from the time of Louis XVI; Francois Rene, Vicomte de Chateaubriand De la monarchie selon la charte(1816 ) ch. 81 Nil carborundum illegitimi. Don't let the bastards grind you down. cod ...

Google previewMartyn's Menu Dictionary ... (1903)

by Charles Martyn

Named after a French statesman, François Réné, vicomte de Chateaubriand, a famous writer and epicure. Chaud, e, adj. Warm, hot. Chaudeau, m. Caudle. A hot drink. Mulled wine. Also a hot wine Saul Ge.

Google previewDictionary of Eponyms (2013)

by Martin Manser

chateaubriand The large, thick, fillet steak known as a chateaubriand comes from the name of the French writer and statesman François René Vicomte de Chateaubriand (1768–1848). Chateaubriand fought ...

Google previewThe Grocer's Encyclopedia ... (1911)

Named after Francois Rene, Vicomte de Chateaubriand, a noted statesman, writer and epicure. Chaud. Hot. Chaudfroid ("Hot-Cold"). A term applied principally to game birds or poultry, cut or pressed after cooking into various shapes or forms ...

Google previewA Global Encyclopedia of Historical Writing (2014)

by D.R. Woolf

Others, such as Francois-AugusteRene, Vicomte de Chateaubriand, found romanticism particularly useful in defending the Catholic Church against Enlightenment rationalism. The ordered world of the Enlightenment thinkers was torn apart by ...

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