Definition of de Staël, Madame in English:

de Staël, Madame

proper noun

  • (1766–1817), French novelist and critic; a precursor of the French romantics; born Anne Louise Germaine Necker. Her critical work, "De l'Allemagne" (1810), introduced late-18th-century German writers and thinkers to France.

Pronunciation:

de Staël, Madame

/də ˈstäl/