Definition of Goncourt in English:

Goncourt

proper noun

  • Family name of brothers Edmond de(1822–96) and Jules de(1830–70), French novelists and critics. In his will, Edmond provided for the establishment of the Académie Goncourt, which awards the annual Prix Goncourt.

Pronunciation:

Goncourt

/ɡōnˈko͝or/