Ziegfeld

Ziegfeld

[zig-feld]
noun
Florenz [flawr-uhnz, flor-] , 1867–1932, U.S. theatrical producer.
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Ziegfeld (ˈziːɡˌfɛld)
 
n
Florenz (ˈflɒrənz). 1869--1932, US theatrical producer, noted for his series of extravagant revues (1907--31), known as the Ziegfeld Follies

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Ziegfeld
in ref. to showgirls or stage revues, 1913, from Florenz Ziegfeld (1869-1932), U.S. theatrical producer, who staged annual "follies" from 1907-1931.
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