from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Maupassant, (Henri René Albert) Guy de 1850-1893. French writer whose works, mainly realistic short stories such as "The Necklace,” examine hypocrisy, madness, Parisian society, and peasant life in Normandy.
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- n. French writer noted especially for his short stories (1850-1893)
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