[hous-muh n; French ohs-man]
- Georges Eu·gène [zhawrzh œ-zhen] /ʒɔrʒ œˈʒɛn/, Baron,1809–91, French administrator who improved the landscaping, street designs, and utilities systems of Paris.
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Examples from the Web for haussmann
The Haussmann urban-renewal project demolished old neighborhoods.Dreaming of Paris
January 28, 2010
The report that my name has been given to the Boulevard Haussmann is confirmed.The Memoirs of Victor Hugo
A change of residence led Haussmann to this fortunate result.
Pcuchet stammered, Haussmann prevents me from going to sleep.Bouvard and Pcuchet, part 2
The Boulevard Haussmann was as tranquil as a village street.Fairfax and His Pride
Marie Van Vorst
Paris—the Paris of the Empire and of Haussmann—is a house of cards.Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris
- Georges-Eugène, Baron. 1809–91, French town planner, noted for his major rebuilding of Paris in the reign of Napoleon III
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