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Haussmann

[hous-muh n; French ohs-man] /ˈhaʊs mən; French oʊsˈman/
noun
1.
Georges Eugène
[zhawrzh œ-zhen] /ʒɔrʒ œˈʒɛn/ (Show IPA),
Baron, 1809–91, French administrator who improved the landscaping, street designs, and utilities systems of Paris.
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Haussmannization
[hous-muh-nuh-zey-shuh n] /ˌhaʊs mə nəˈzeɪ ʃən/ (Show IPA),
noun
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  • But this 'haussmannization' revived, consciously or unconsciously, an old arrangement.

    Ancient Town-Planning F. Haverfield
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Haussmann

/French əsmən/
noun
1.
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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