Associations to the word «Voltaire»


VOLTAIRE, proper noun. A pen name of the French philosopher François-Marie Arouet.
VOLTAIRE, proper noun. A city/village in North Dakota.

Dictionary definition

VOLTAIRE, noun. French writer who was the embodiment of 18th century Enlightenment (1694-1778).

Wise words

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