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

  • Montaigne, Michel Eyquem de 1533-1592. French essayist whose discursive, lively personal essays are considered the highest expression of 16th-century French prose.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A mountain.

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  • n. French writer regarded as the originator of the modern essay (1533-1592)


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