Definition of Corneille, Pierre in English:

Corneille, Pierre

proper noun

  • (1606–84), French playwright, generally regarded as the founder of classical French tragedy. Notable plays: Le Cid (1637), Cinna (1641), and Polyeucte (1643).

Pronunciation

Corneille, Pierre

/kɔʀnɛj//kɔːˈneɪ/