Definition of du Maurier, Dame Daphne in English:

du Maurier, Dame Daphne

proper noun

  • (1907–89), English novelist, granddaughter of George du Maurier. Many of her popular novels and period romances are set in the West Country of England, where she spent most of her life. Notable works: Jamaica Inn (1936) and Rebecca (1938).

Pronunciation

du Maurier, Dame Daphne

/djuː ˈmɒrɪeɪ/