Definition of Sade, Comte de in English:

Sade, Comte de

Pronunciation /säd/ /sɑd/

proper noun

  • (1740–1814), French writer and soldier; born Donatien Alphonse François de Sade ; known as the Marquis de Sade. His career as a cavalry officer was interrupted by periods of imprisonment for cruelty and debauchery.