Definition of Corneille, Pierre in English:

Corneille, Pierre

proper noun

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

Pronunciation:

Corneille, Pierre

/kôrˈnā(l)/