Definition of livre de circonstance in English:

livre de circonstance

noun

  • A book written or adapted for a particular purpose or to fulfil a particular need.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Boston Courier. From French livre de circonstance from livre book + de + circonstance.

Pronunciation

livre de circonstance

/ˌliːvrə də sɪəkɒnˈstɒns/