fin de siè•cle
Pronunciation: (fan du sye'klu), [key] French.
1. the end of the 19th century.
2. Sometimes,fin-de-siècle. of, pertaining to, or characterized by concepts of art, society, etc., associated with the end of the 19th century.
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