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Meaning of chansonnier

chan•son•nier

Pronunciation: (shän"sun-yā' Fr. shän-sô-nyā'), [key]
— pl. -son•niers
  1. a singer or writer of chansons, esp. a cabaret performer who specializes in songs that are a combination of melody and rapid spoken patter.
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