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Chrétien

[krey-tyen; French krey-tyan] /kreɪˈtyɛn; French kreɪˈtyɛ̃/
noun
1.
Jean, born 1934, Canadian politician: prime minister 1993–2003.
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  • On their arrival they were distributed according to the orders of Brother chretien Turc, now superior.

  • So we leave chretien to speak across the ages for himself and his generation.

    Four Arthurian Romances Chretien DeTroyes
  • What chretien's immediate and specific source was for his romances is of deep interest to the student.

    Four Arthurian Romances Chretien DeTroyes
  • chretien de Troyes wrote in Champagne during the third quarter of the twelfth century.

    Four Arthurian Romances Chretien DeTroyes
  • "Lancelot" must be the keystone of any theory constructed concerning the moral evolution of chretien.

    Four Arthurian Romances Chretien DeTroyes
  • To have included this poem, of which he wrote less than one-third, in the works of chretien would have been unjust to him.

    Four Arthurian Romances Chretien DeTroyes
  • "Cliges" contains the body of chretien's doctrine of love, while Lancelot is his most perfect lover.

    Four Arthurian Romances Chretien DeTroyes
  • And now let us consider the faults which a modern reader will not be slow to detect in chretien's style.

    Four Arthurian Romances Chretien DeTroyes
British Dictionary definitions for chretien

Chrétien

/French kretjɛ̃/
noun
1.
(Joseph Jacques) Jean. born 1934, Canadian Liberal politician; prime minister of Canada (1993–2003)
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