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[bry-ahn] /brüˈɑ̃/
[lee-bey-ral] /li beɪˈral/ (Show IPA),
c1635–1697, French architect. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He has also signed some fine posters, notably a Bruant which is a masterpiece of its kind.

  • In 1892 Bruant was received as a member of the society of Gens de Lettres.

    The Ways of Men Eliot Gregory
  • Not long back Bruant was an unsuccessful candidate for deputy at Belleville, which adjoins Montmartre.

    Paris and the Social Revolution Alvan Francis Sanborn
  • And it granted Bruant an injunction restraining Alexandre from appearing therein.

    Paris and the Social Revolution Alvan Francis Sanborn
  • Neither wit nor art entered into the entertainment as at the Chat Noir and Bruant's.

    Nights Elizabeth Robins Pennell
  • Bruant ran the Mirliton on the principle that the less easily pleasure is come by, the more it will be prized.

    Nights Elizabeth Robins Pennell
  • To give an account of the “Mirliton” is to tell the story of Bruant, the most popular ballad-writer in France to-day.

    The Ways of Men Eliot Gregory
  • For to every woman who left his café, Bruant's goodbye was a hearty kiss on both cheeks.

    Nights Elizabeth Robins Pennell
  • If we insisted upon being made the exceptions to the farewell ceremony, and if Bruant would not let us off, could we resent it?

    Nights Elizabeth Robins Pennell
  • And if the men of our party resented it for us, and if Bruant resented their resentment, how would that improve matters?

    Nights Elizabeth Robins Pennell

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