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roman–fleuve

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noun ro·man–fleuve \rō-ˌmäⁿ-ˈflœv, -ˈflə(r)v\

Definition of roman–fleuve

plural

romans–fleuves

\-ˌmäⁿ-ˈflœv, ˈflə(r)v(z)\
  1. :  a novel in the form of a long usually easygoing chronicle of a social group (as a family or a community)



Origin and Etymology of roman–fleuve

French, literally, river novel


First Known Use: 1935

Rhymes with roman–fleuve

afoul of, ahead of, all kinds of, all sorts of, because of, become of, boxing glove, by dint of, by means of, by way of, courtly love, dispose of, get wind of, hand in glove, have none of, in back of, in case of, in front of, in lieu of, in place of, inside of, in spite of, in terms of, in view of, ladylove, light-o'-love, make fun of, make light of, make much of, make sport of, make use of, mourning dove, on pain of, on top of, outside of, puppy love, turtledove, unheard-of, well-thought-of


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