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Bergerac, Cyrano de:

see Cyrano de BergeracCyrano de Bergerac, Savinien
, 1619–55, French novelist. Satirizing the customs and beliefs of his time, he wrote two fantastic romances about visits to the moon and sun—L' Autre Monde; ou, Les Estats et empires de la lune (1657) and
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Bergerac, Cyrano de

does not reveal his love for Roxane. [Fr. Lit.: Cyrano de Bergerac]

Bergerac, Cyrano de

gallant Frenchman; mocked unceasingly for extremely large nose [Fr. Lit.: Cyrano de Bergerac]
See: Nose

Bergerac, Cyrano de

composed eloquent love letters for another. [Fr. Lit.: Cyrano de Bergerac]
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Cyrano de Bergerac

Savinien . 1619--55, French writer and soldier, famous as a duellist and for his large nose. He became widely known through the verse drama Cyrano de Bergerac (1897) by Edmond Rostand
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