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nom de plume
(French)


"None at all, if you please, she doesn’t wish her name to appear and has no nom de plume," said Jo, blushing in spite of herself.
Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women
  a pen name or made-up name that an author signs to a work
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  • "None at all, if you please, she doesn’t wish her name to appear and has no nom de plume," said Jo, blushing in spite of herself.
    Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women
  • Six decades ago in this enchanting hideaway, less than a mile downstream from where the Mormon steps meet the floor of the gulch, twenty-year-old Everett Ruess carved his nom de plume into the canyon wall below a panel of Anasazi pictographs, and he did so again in the doorway of a small masonry structure built by the Anasazi for storing grain.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
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Associated words [difficulty]:   nom de plume , provocateur [6] , carte blanche [8] , noblesse oblige [8] , tête-à-tête [8] , piéce de résistance [9]
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