Voltaire

biographical name
Vol·​taire | \ vōl-ˈter How to pronounce Voltaire (audio) , väl-, vȯl- \

Definition of Voltaire

1694–1778 originally François-Marie Arouet French writer

Other Words from Voltaire

Voltairean or Voltairian \ vōl-​ˈter-​ē-​ən How to pronounce Voltairian (audio) , väl-​ , vȯl-​ \ adjective

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“Voltaire.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Voltaire. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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