\d͡ʒˈiːn ˈe͡ɪkɑːd], \dʒˈiːn ˈeɪkɑːd], \dʒ_ˈiː_n ˈeɪ_k_ɑː_d]\
Definitions of JEAN AICARD
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A French poet; born in Toulon, Feb. 4, 1848. His "Poems of Provence" (1874) and "The Child's Song" (1876), were both crowned by the Academy. Noteworthy among his other works are: "Miette and Nore" (1880), an idyl in Provencal, which caused him to be ranked with Mistral, the modern troubadour; "On the Border of the Desert" (1888), poems, enthusiastic traveling impressions from Algiers; "Father Lebonnard" (1890), a drama; "The King of Camargue" a novel of Provence; "The Black Diamond" (1895).
By Charles Dudley Warner