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Laguerre

[lah-gair; French la-ger] /lɑˈgɛər; French laˈgɛr/
noun
1.
Edmond-Nicolas
[ed-mawn-nee-kaw-lah] /ɛd mɔ̃ ni kɔˈlɑ/ (Show IPA),
1834–86, French mathematician.
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  • In nearly every work of Verrio's after this date, it is probable that Laguerre had a hand.

    Art in England

    Dutton Cook
  • His portrait, by Laguerre, was the sign of a public-house in Clare Market.

    Haunted London Walter Thornbury
  • Laguerre was at Bluefields, but couldn't get into the game for lack of a boat.

    Captain Macklin Richard Harding Davis
  • And so, after a bit of a fight on landing, Laguerre pushed on without them to join Garcia.

    Captain Macklin Richard Harding Davis
  • Is that because General Laguerre seized one of their steamers?

    Captain Macklin Richard Harding Davis
  • Laguerre told me that Garcia was a second Bolivar and Washington.

    Captain Macklin Richard Harding Davis
  • It was he who had laughed at me for believing that Laguerre and his men were fighting for liberty.

    Captain Macklin Richard Harding Davis
  • But if it's one of Laguerre's or Garcia's pickets you must say 'The revolution lives.'

    Captain Macklin Richard Harding Davis
  • It was not a comforting picture, but in my discouragement I remembered Laguerre.

    Captain Macklin Richard Harding Davis

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