from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Balzac, Honoré de 1799-1850. French writer and a founder of the realist school of fiction who portrayed the panorama of French society in a body of works known collectively as La Comédie Humaine.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Honore de Balzac, a French novelist; b. 1799, d. 1850.
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- n. French novelist; he portrays the complexity of 19th century French society (1799-1850)
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