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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Du Mau•ri•erdu ˈmɔr iˌeɪ, dyu(n.)

  1. Dame Daphne (Lady Browning), 1907-89, English novelist.

    Category: Biography

  2. her grandfather, George Louis Palmella Busson, 1834–96, English illustrator and novelist.

    Category: Biography

Princeton's WordNet

  1. du Maurier, Daphne du Maurier, Dame Daphne du Maurier(noun)

    English writer of melodramatic novels (1907-1989)

  2. du Maurier, George du Maurier, George Louis Palmella Busson du Maurier(noun)

    English writer and illustrator; grandfather of Daphne du Maurier (1834-1896)

Freebase

  1. du Maurier

    Du Maurier is a Canadian-centric brand of cigarettes, produced by Imperial Tobacco Canada, a subsidiary of British American Tobacco. The brand is named for Sir Gerald du Maurier, a British actor and manager, and father of the British author Daphne du Maurier. The brand is also produced under license by the West Indian Tobacco Company in Trinidad and Tobago. They sell a Canadian version of the very popular American Marlboro cigarettes. Du Maurier was the sponsor until 1999 of the Canadian Women's Open golf.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Du Maurier

    artist, born in Paris; started in London as a designer of wood engravings; did illustrations for Once a Week, the Cornhill Magazine, &c.., and finally joined the staff of Punch, to which he contributed numerous clever sketches; he published a novel, "Peter Ibbetson," in 1891, which was succeeded in 1895 by "Trilby," which had such a phenomenal success in both England and America (1834-1897).

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