Definition of Dumas

1. Noun. French writer remembered for his swashbuckling historical tales (1802-1870).

Exact synonyms: Alexandre Dumas
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer

Definition of Dumas

1. Proper noun. (surname French from=French) ¹

2. Noun. (plural of duma) ¹

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Definition of Dumas

1. duma [n] - See also: duma

Medical Definition of Dumas

1. Yaws of the feet with keratoderma of the palms and soles and ulcer formation. Synonym: crab yaws, dumas, tubba, tubbae. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dumas

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Literary usage of Dumas

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1. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner (1896)
"i870) BY ANDREW LANG jo AUTHOR is less capable of being illustrated by extracts than Alexandre dumas. Writers like Prosper Merimee or Mr. Robert Louis ..."

2. Dramatic Opinions and Essays: With an Apology by Bernard Shaw (1907)
"GRUNDY'S IMPROVEMENTS ON dumas The Silver Key: a comedy in four acts, adapted from ... Her Majesty's Theatre, 10 July, 1897- I MUST say I take the new dumas ..."

3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1899)
"Unlike most of the greatest men who have been similarly charged, dumas had no lack of invention. Auguste Maquet, with whom he frequently collaborated, ..."

4. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians (1909)
"Alexandre dumas fils busied himself principally with the problem of love, and was led on insensibly, by the peculiar bent of his temperament, ..."

5. European Theories of the Drama: An Anthology of Dramatic Theory and by Barrett Harper Clark (1918)
"From these early experiences dumas fils made ample use in his plays and ... dumas fils was an incorrigible adherent of the "useful" drama — the drama which ..."

6. French Dramatists of the 19th Century by Brander Matthews (1901)
"ALEXANDRE dumas. ON the nth of February, 1829, a full year before any piece of ... Like Victor Hugo, Alexandre dumas was the son of a revolutionary general. ..."

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