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Webster Dictionary

  1. Quidam(noun)

    somebody; one unknown

  2. Origin: [L.]


  1. Quidam

    Quidam is the ninth stage show produced by Cirque du Soleil. It premiered in April 1996 and has now been watched by millions of spectators around the world. Quidam originated as a big top show since its premiere in Montreal, but has since been converted into an arena format beginning with its 2010 tour in North America. The entire show is imagined by a bored young girl named Zoé who is alienated and ignored by her parents. She dreams up the whimsical world of Quidam as a means of escaping the monotony of her life. The show's title refers to the feature character, a man without a head, carrying an umbrella and a bowler hat. Quidam is said to be the embodiment of both everyone and no one at the same time. According to Cirque du Soleil literature "Quidam: a nameless passer-by, a solitary figure lingering on a street corner, a person rushing past. ... One who cries out, sings and dreams within us all."

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Quidam

    kwī′dam, n. somebody, one unknown. [L.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of quidam in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of quidam in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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