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ROMAN A CLEF

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does roman a clef mean? 

ROMAN A CLEF (noun)
  The noun ROMAN A CLEF has 1 sense:

1. a novel in which actual persons and events are disguised as fictional characters

  Familiarity information: ROMAN A CLEF used as a noun is very rare.


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ROMAN A CLEF (noun)


Sense 1roman a clef [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A novel in which actual persons and events are disguised as fictional characters

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("roman a clef" is a kind of...):

novel (a extended fictional work in prose; usually in the form of a story)


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