esperance

noun
es·​per·​ance | \ ˈe-sp(ə-)rən(t)s How to pronounce esperance (audio) \

Definition of esperance

obsolete

First Known Use of esperance

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for esperance

Middle English esperaunce, from Middle French esperance

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“Esperance.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/esperance. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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