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Goncourt

[gawn-koor; for 2 also English gon-koo r] /gɔ̃ˈkur; for 2 also English gɒnˈkʊər/
noun
1.
Edmond Louis Antoine Huot de
[ed-mawn lwee ahn-twan y-oh duh] /ɛdˈmɔ̃ lwi ɑ̃ˈtwan üˈoʊ də/ (Show IPA),
1822–96, and his brother Jules Alfred Huot de
[zhyl al-fred] /ʒyl alˈfrɛd/ (Show IPA)
1830–70, French art critics, novelists, and historians: collaborators until the death of Jules.
2.
Prix
[pree;; English pree] /pri;; English pri/ (Show IPA)
an annual award of money made by a French literary society (Académie Goncourt) for the best prose work of the year.
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Goncourt

/French ɡɔ̃kur/
noun
1.
Edmond Louis Antoine Huot de (ɛdmɔ̃ lwi ɑ̃twan yo də), 1822–96, and his brother, Jules Alfred Huot de (ʒyl alfrɛd), 1830–70, French writers, noted for their collaboration, esp on their Journal, and for the Académie Goncourt founded by Edmond's will
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