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Brontë

[bron-tee] /ˈbrɒn ti/
noun
1.
Anne ("Acton Bell") 1820–49, English novelist.
2.
her sister, Charlotte ("Currer Bell") 1816–55, English novelist.
3.
her sister, Emily Jane ("Ellis Bell") 1818–48, English novelist.
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  • After the death of his wife, Mr. Brontë offered to marry Miss Burder, but was refused.

    The Key to the Bront Works John Malham-Dembleby
  • Notwithstanding, she possessed in full the Brontë seriousness, the Brontë strength of will.

  • What a picture one gets of this third and least considered of the Brontë sisters in the passage which I have quoted!

    Charlotte Bront T. Wemyss Reid
  • The Key to the Brontë Works shows the absurdness of such a claim.

    The Key to the Bront Works John Malham-Dembleby
  • It was to Manchester that Mr. Brontë was taken by his daughters to undergo this operation.

    Charlotte Bront T. Wemyss Reid
  • The Brontë sisters were "always children in the eyes of Tabitha."

    The Key to the Bront Works John Malham-Dembleby
  • Miss Brontë had not been many weeks in her new situation before she had a proof of the kind-hearted hospitality of her employers.

  • The family of Brontë appears, about this time, to have been in perfect peace.

    The Bront Family, Vol. 1 of 2 Francis A. Leyland
  • Pray give my best respects to Mr. Brontë also, who may have some slight remembrance of me as a child.

    Charlotte Bronte and Her Circle Clement K. Shorter
  • "We are left to ourselves," said Mr. Brontë in the letter I have just quoted—and so it was.

    Charlotte Bront T. Wemyss Reid
British Dictionary definitions for Brontë

Brontë

/ˈbrɒntɪ/
noun
1.
Anne, pen name Acton Bell. 1820–49, English novelist; author of The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1847)
2.
her sister, Charlotte, pen name Currer Bell. 1816–55, English novelist, author of Jane Eyre (1847), Villette (1853), and The Professor (1857)
3.
her sister, Emily (Jane), pen name Ellis Bell. 1818–48, English novelist and poet; author of Wuthering Heights (1847)
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