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[sahr-doo] /sɑrˈdu/
[veek-taw-ryen] /vik tɔˈryɛ̃/ (Show IPA),
1831–1908, French dramatist. Unabridged
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  • This is one reason why Sardou's "Diplomacy" was, in many respects, his ideal of a play.

    Charles Frohman: Manager and Man Isaac Frederick Marcosson and Daniel Frohman
  • Curiously enough, Becque had a consuming admiration for Sardou.

    Iconoclasts James Huneker
  • This is rather disconcerting to those who admire in the Becque plays just those qualities in which Sardou is deficient.

    Iconoclasts James Huneker
  • At the time of his death, Sardou had many hundreds of these dossiers, old and new.

    Dramatic Technique George Pierce Baker
  • Well, why should he not sit where Taine does not and where Sardou does?

  • By the way, why not begin by going to see Davenport in Sardou's 'Cleopatra'?

    The Darrow Enigma Melvin L. Severy
  • Be sure not to miss it; for we have seats for Sardou's new comedy to-morrow night.

    A Struggle For Life Thomas Bailey Aldrich
  • The libretto is a clever condensation of Sardou's famous drama.

    The Opera R.A. Streatfeild
  • In order to explain how complete this work will be in time, Sardou hurries me off to inspect another part of his collection.

    The Ways of Men Eliot Gregory
  • Give me a fair show there, and I can draw bigger money than Dennery or Sardou—don't you make any mistake!

British Dictionary definitions for Sardou


/French sardu/
Victorien (viktɔrjɛ̃). 1831–1908, French dramatist. His plays include Fédora (1882) and La Tosca (1887), the source of Puccini's opera
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