Definition of Camus

1. Noun. French writer who portrayed the human condition as isolated in an absurd world (1913-1960).




Definition of Camus

1. n. See Camis.

Definition of Camus

1. Proper noun. (surname) ¹

2. Proper noun. Albert Camus, French author and philosopher ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Camus

1. camis [n -ES] - See also: camis

Lexicographical Neighbors of Camus

Camponotus
Campsis radicans
Camptosorus
Camptosorus rhizophyllus
Campylobacter foetus jejuni
Campylobacter foetus venerealis
Campylobacter pylori
Campyloneurum
Campyloneurum augustifolium
Campylorhynchus
Camryn
Camun
Camunian
Camunians
Camus
Camusian
Can.
CanCon
CanE
CanOD
Cana
Canaan
Canaan Dog
Canaanism
Canaanite
Canaanites
Canaanitic
Canaanitic language
Canaanitish

Literary usage of Camus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"In 1875 Le camus was appointed assistant director of the Dominican school at ... While pursuing his Scriptural studies, Le camus abo found time to preach ..."

2. The Dictionary of Biographical Reference: Containing Over One Hundred by Lawrence Barnett Phillips (1889)
"camus, French music composer ; 1731—1777 DK camus, Antoine le, French litterateur, regent nf the Faculty of Medicine, Paris ; 1722- 1772 CHU camus, ..."

3. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians (1909)
"On October 14 a French naval officer, Lieutenant camus, had been cut to pieces as he was riding in the neighbourhood of Yokohama. ..."

4. Artists of the Nineteenth Century and Their Works: A Handbook Containing Two by Clara Erskine Clement Waters, Laurence Hutton (1879)
"Duval-le-camus, Jules-Alexandre. (Fr.) Born at Paris, 1817. Chevalier of the Legion of Honor. Son of the preceding. Pupil of Drolling and Delaroche. ..."

5. Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions of Old English by Egerton Brydges (1815)
"... Written in French by the Right Reverend Iohn Peter camus Bishop of Belley; together with morall Relations ..."

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