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[fla-ma-ryawn] /fla maˈrüɔ̃/
(Nicolas) Camille
[nee-kaw-lah ka-mee-yuh] /ni kɔˈlɑ kaˈmi yə/ (Show IPA),
1842–1925, French astronomer and author. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • I have just recalled the figment of Flammarion, that of the man going quicker than light, for whom time changes sign.

  • The third period extends from 1877 to 1892, when Flammarion published his book.

    Mars and its Mystery Edward Sylvester Morse
  • Flammarion says 'it may be set down as a rule that all professional mediums cheat.'

    The Shadow World Hamlin Garland
  • Those who wish to have impressions of this kind deepened may be recommended to read the works of Proctor and Flammarion.

    Theism Robert Flint
  • Behind the restaurant the wooded hill climbs on up toward the sky, and on its top Flammarion's observatory is perched.

    In Vanity Fair Eleanor Hoyt Brainerd
  • Gagneur and Flammarion at the same moment make mention of a hand.

    Mysterious Psychic Forces Camille Flammarion
  • This was in accord with the accounts of a "cobwebby feeling" which both Maxwell and Flammarion had drawn from their mediums.

    The Shadow World Hamlin Garland
  • Mme. Flammarion, who has kept looking behind the curtain, says that she sees the round table turned over.

    Mysterious Psychic Forces Camille Flammarion
  • In the lunar crater, known as Flammarion's Circle, a most typical branching crack is seen.

    Mars and its Mystery Edward Sylvester Morse

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