saint-john perse

St.-John Perse

[sin-juhn purs] ,
noun
(Alexis Saint-Léger Léger) 1887–1975, French diplomat and poet: Nobel Prize in literature 1960.
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Perse

[pers, purs]
noun
St.-John [sin-juhn] , St.-John Perse.
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perse (pɜːs)
 
n
a.  a dark greyish-blue colour
 b.  (as adjective): perse cloth
 
[C14: from Old French, from Medieval Latin persus, perhaps changed from Latin Persicus Persian]

Perse (pɜːs, French pɛrs)
 
n
Saint-John (ˈsɪndʒən), real name Alexis Saint- Léger. 1887--1975, French poet, born in Guadeloupe. His works include Anabase (1922) and Chronique (1960). Nobel prize for literature 1960

Saint-John Perse (ˈsɪndʒən ˈpɜːs)
 
n
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