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Champollion

[shahn-paw-lyawn] /ʃɑ̃ pɔˈlyɔ̃/
noun
1.
Jean François
[zhahn frahn-swa] /ʒɑ̃ frɑ̃ˈswa/ (Show IPA),
1790–1832, French Egyptologist.
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Champollion

/French ʃɑ̃pɔljɔ̃/
noun
1.
Jean François (ʒɑ̃ frɑ̃swa). 1790–1832, French Egyptologist, who deciphered the hieroglyphics on the Rosetta stone
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