[kawnt; French kawnt]
- (I·si·dore) Au·guste (Ma·rie Fran·çois) [ee-zee-dawr oh-gyst ma-ree frahn-swa] /i ziˈdɔr oʊˈgüst maˈri frɑ̃ˈswa/, 1798–1857, French founder of the philosophical system of positivism.
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Examples from the Web for comte
Its longest exponent is Comte, its broadest Mill and its thickest Spencer.The Devil's Dictionary
The Comte de Kratry, an elegant young hussar, was also present.
He spoke to us, and Comte de Laferrire explained where we were going.
Of these, the Comte d'Artois was the only one who, from youth and liveliness of character, thoroughly sympathised with his sister.The Secret Memoirs of Louis XV./XVI, Complete
Madame du Hausset, an "Unknown English Girl" and the Princess Lamballe
He supplied a set of sapphires for the mistress of Comte de Muffat.A Zola Dictionary
J. G. Patterson
- (Isidore) Auguste (Marie François) (oɡyst). 1798–1857, French mathematician and philosopher; the founder of positivism
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