Meaning of “fin-de-siècle” in the English Dictionary

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"fin-de-siècle" in British English

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fin-de-siècleadjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˌfæn.də.siːˈek.lə/ us /ˌfæn.də.siːˈek.lə/

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.

(Definition of “fin-de-siècle” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)