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[burn-hahrt; French ber-nar] /ˈbɜrn hɑrt; French bɛrˈnar/
[sair-uh,, sar-uh;; French sa-ra] /ˈsɛər ə,, ˈsær ə;; French saˈra/ (Show IPA),
(Rosine Bernard) 1845–1923, French actress. Unabridged
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  • King George commanded Bernhardt to be madman no longer and come and live in Dresden.

  • This was Mlle. Bernhardt's third dbut, and she assumed the rle of Henriette.

    My Double Life Sarah Bernhardt
  • Some one went to the hall in search of a doctor, and the rumour that "the little Bernhardt had fainted" reached my mother.

    My Double Life Sarah Bernhardt
  • That Mlle. Bernhardt should be insignificant does not much matter.

    My Double Life Sarah Bernhardt
  • His Majesty had denied himself to Bernhardt for months past.

  • I submit to your Majesty that it might be well to send Bernhardt travelling.

  • Each one of us reveals his temperamental bias in the upholding of Bernhardt's or Duse's or Modjeska's respective readings.

    Iconoclasts James Huneker
  • Ellen Terry, Bernhardt, Rachel, all began their training very early.

    Quin Alice Hegan Rice
  • Here Mme. Bernhardt betrayed a real grief, but as a woman would, and not a man.

    Literature and Life William Dean Howells
British Dictionary definitions for Bernhardt


/ˈbɜːnhɑːt; French bɛrnar/
Sarah. original name Rosine Bernard. 1844–1923, French actress, regarded as one of the greatest tragic actresses of all time
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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