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Rousseau

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biographical name Rous·seau \ru̇-ˈsō, ˈrü-ˌ\

Definition of Rousseau

  1. Henri (-Julien-Félix) 1844–1910 le Douanier Fr. painter




Rousseau

biographical name Rous·seau

Definition of Rousseau

  1. Jean-Jacques 1712–1778 Fr. (Swiss-born) philos. & writer

Rousseauesque

play \ru̇-sō-ˈesk, ˌrü-\ or

Rousseauian

play \-ˈsō-ē-ən\ adjective



Rousseau

biographical name Rous·seau

Definition of Rousseau

  1. (Pierre-Étienne-) Théodore 1812–1867 Fr. painter




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