- /French: lyli/ Jean Baptiste (ʒɑ̃ batist), Italian name Giovanni Battista Lulli. 1632–87, French composer, born in Italy; founder of French opera. With Philippe Quinault as librettist, he wrote operas such as Alceste (1674) and Armide (1686); as superintendent of music at the court of Louis XIV, he wrote incidental music to comedies by Molière
- Also: Lull /ˈlʌlɪ; Spanish: lul/ Raymond or Ramón (raˈmɔn). ?1235–1315, Spanish philosopher, mystic, and missionary. His chief works are Ars generalis sive magna and the Utopian novel Blaquerna
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Lul•ly (lo̅o̅′lē, Fr. ly lē′ for 1; lul′ē for 2),USA pronunciation n.
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