Dumas

biographical name (1)
Du·​mas | \ dü-ˈmä How to pronounce Dumas (audio) , dyü-; ˈd(y)ü-ˌmä \

Definition of Dumas

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Alexandre 1802–1870 Dumas père \ ˈper How to pronounce Dumas (audio) \ French novelist and dramatist

Dumas

biographical name (2)

Definition of Dumas (Entry 2 of 2)

Alexandre 1824–1895 Dumas fils \ ˈfēs How to pronounce Dumas (audio) \ French novelist and dramatist

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“Dumas.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dumas. Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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