from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Bernhardt, Sarah Originally Henrietta Rosine Bernard. Known as "the Divine Sarah.” 1844-1923. French actress. Considered the premier romantic and tragic actress of her day, she first achieved fame for her performance in Phèdre (1874).

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  • n. French actress (1844-1923)


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