Cyrano de Bergerac,Savinien de
Cy·ra·no de Ber·ge·rac (sîr'ə-nō də bûrʹzhə-răk', bĕrʹ-), Savinien de. 1619-1655.
French satirist and duelist whose works include the spirited drama The Pedant Imitated (1654). He is the subject of Edmond Rostand's play Cyrano de Bergerac (1897), which depicts him as a chivalric duelist with a comically long nose.

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