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Du Mau•ri•er  (do̅o̅ môrē ā′, dyo̅o̅; Fr. dy mō r),USA pronunciation 
  • BiographicalDame Daphne (Lady Browning), born 1907, English novelist.
  • her grandfather,  George Louis Pal•mel•la Bus•son  (pal melə bo̅o̅ sōn; Fr. byn),USA pronunciation 1834–96, English illustrator and novelist. her father,  Sir Gerald (Hubert Edward Bus•son)  (byn),USA pronunciation 1873–1934, English actor and theatrical manager.

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    Du Maurier /djuː ˈmɒrɪˌeɪ/ n
    1. Dame Daphne. 1907–89, English novelist; author of Rebecca (1938) and My Cousin Rachel (1951)
    2. her grandfather, George Louis Palmella Busson ('pæmɛlə ˈbjuːsən) 1834-96, British novelist and illustrator; author Trilby (1894)
    3. his son, Sir Gerald (Hubert Edward). 1873–1934, British actor-manager: father of Daphne Du Maurier



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