g. chanel

Chanel

[shuh-nel; French sha-nel]
noun
Gabrielle [ga-bree-el] , ("Coco") 1882–1971, French fashion designer.
channel, Chanel, charnel.
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Chanel (French ʃanɛl)
 
n
Gabrielle (ɡabriɛl), known as Coco Chanel. 1883-- 1971, French couturière and perfumer, who created "the little black dress" and the perfume Chanel No. 5

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Chanel
Paris fashion house, founded by Gabrielle 'Coco' Chanel (1883-1971), Fr. fashion designer and perfumer, who opened her first shop in 1909. The perfume Chanel No. 5 debuted in 1921.
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