Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice

noun
a novel (1813) by Jane Austen (written 1796–97).
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(1813) A comic novel by Jane Austen about the life of an upper-middle-class family, the Bennets, in eighteenth-century England. A complex succession of events ends with the marriages of the two eldest Bennet daughters.

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