De Mille, Cecil B(lount)

 (1881–1959) American film producer and director, noted for epics.

Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors. 2013.

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  • De Mille — [də mil′] 1. Agnes (George) 1905 93; U.S. dancer & choreographer: niece of Cecil 2. Cecil B(lount) 1881 1959; U.S. film producer & director …   English World dictionary

  • De Mille — /deuh mil / Cecil B(lount) /blunt/, 1881 1959, U.S. motion picture producer and director (uncle of Agnes de Mille). * * * …   Universalium

  • De Mille — [[t]də ˈmɪl[/t]] n. 1) big Agnes (George), 1905–93, U.S. choreographer and dancer 2) big her uncle, Cecil B(lount), 1881–1959, U.S. motion picture producer and director …   From formal English to slang

  • De Mille — /də ˈmil/ (say duh meel) noun Cecil B(lount), 1881–1959, US film producer and director; best known for his spectacular films based on the Bible …   Australian English dictionary

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