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Comédie Française

[kaw-mey-dee frahn-sez] /kɔ meɪ di frɑ̃ˈsɛz/
the French national theater, founded in Paris in 1680, famous for its repertoire of classical French drama.
Also called La Maison de Molière, Théâtre-Français. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • At that time Oreste was being played at the comedie-francaise; its success did not answer the author's expectations.

    A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
  • If he went to the comedie-francaise, he was dragged thither by his master.

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  • Mademoiselle Rachel receives, they say, sixty thousand francs annually from the comedie-francaise.

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Comédie Française

/kɔmedi frɑ̃sɛz/
the French national theatre, founded in Paris in 1680
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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