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Gon•court



Pronunciation: (gôn-kOOr'; for 2 also Eng. gon-koor'), [key]
n.
1. Ed•mond Louis An•toine Hu•ot de Pronunciation: (ed-môn' lwē än-twan' y-ō' du), [key] 1822–96, and his brother Jules Al•fred Huot de Pronunciation: (zhyl al-fred'), [key]1830–70, French art critics, novelists, and historians: collaborators until the death of Jules.
2. Prix Pronunciation: (prē; Eng. prē), [key]an annual award of money made by a French literary society (Académie Goncourt) for the best prose work of the year.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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