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English definition of “fin-de-siècle”

fin-de-siècle

adjective [before noun] uk   /ˌfæn.də.siːˈek.lə/ us  
relating to the end of the 19th century, especially the art, culture, and morals of the period: The novel begins with an evocative description of fin-de-siècle Paris.Decades, centuries and the millennium
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