Goncourt: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (gôn-kr' for 2 also Eng. gon-k&oobrever'), [key]
— n.
  1. 1822–96, and his brother1830–70, French art critics, novelists, and historians: collaborators until the death of Jules.
  2. an annual award of money made by a French literary societyfor the best prose work of the year.
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