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Monge

[mawnzh] /mɔ̃ʒ/
noun
1.
Gaspard
[gas-par] /gasˈpar/ (Show IPA),
Comte de Péluse
[pey-lyz] /peɪˈlüz/ (Show IPA),
1746–1818, French mathematician.
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  • If only the police knew all that goes on in the house in the rue Monge!

    A Nest of Spies Pierre Souvestre
  • However, I might get at him through Monge, and other people.

    Angelot Eleanor Price
  • Monge, Berthollet, Volney, and the like were found on its benches.

    The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte William Milligan Sloane
  • The circular letter of Monge and the speech of Kersaint furnished the weather-gauge for the future.

    William Pitt and the Great War John Holland Rose
  • Monge, the great mathematician, had been his master at the military school in Paris, and was now minister of the navy.

    The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte William Milligan Sloane
  • The surgeon of the Geographe, Monge, fell by an attack of the natives, and was buried on the spot which bears his name.

  • He drove thoughtfully as far as the next corner and then inquired over his shoulder where Place Monge was.

    Mlle. Fouchette Charles Theodore Murray
  • Hailing the first-comer, she jumped in and called out to the fat cabby, "Place Monge."

    Mlle. Fouchette Charles Theodore Murray
  • For a minute or two he swaggered on about his friend Monge; then suddenly turned again upon the Comtesse.

    Angelot Eleanor Price
  • Certain assertions made by Bonaparte to Monge have been quoted to prove that he was an orthodox believer.

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