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Lully

[loo-lee, French ly-lee for 1; luhl-ee for 2] /ˈlu li, French lüˈli for 1; ˈlʌl i for 2/
noun
1.
Italian Lulli
[lool-lee] /ˈlul li/ (Show IPA)
. Jean Baptiste
[zhahn ba-teest] /ʒɑ̃ baˈtist/ (Show IPA),
1632–87, French composer, especially of operas and ballets, born in Italy.
2.
Catalan Lull
[lool] /lul/ (Show IPA)
. Raymond or Ramón
[rah-mawn] /rɑˈmɔn/ (Show IPA),
("Doctor Illuminatus"I"Doctor Illuminatus") 1235?–1315, Spanish theologian, philosopher, and author.
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Lully

noun
1.
(French) (lyli). Jean Baptiste (ʒɑ̃ batist), Italian name Giovanni Battista Lulli. 1632–87, French composer, born in Italy; founder of French opera. With Philippe Quinault as librettist, he wrote operas such as Alceste (1674) and Armide (1686); as superintendent of music at the court of Louis XIV, he wrote incidental music to comedies by Molière
2.
Also Lull (ˈlʌlɪ; Spanish) (lul). Raymond or Ramón (raˈmɔn). ?1235–1315, Spanish philosopher, mystic, and missionary. His chief works are Ars generalis sive magna and the Utopian novel Blaquerna
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