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[nah-dahr; French na-dar] /nɑˈdɑr; French naˈdær/
(Gaspard-Félix Tournachon) 1820–1910, French journalist and pioneer of aerial photography. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • We occupied ourselves with Saint Felix, and Nadar and his wife.

    Up in the Clouds R.M. Ballantyne
  • After these studies he created a Balzac much like the one in Nadar's daguerreotype.

    Auguste Rodin Rainer Maria Rilke
  • Gambetta, on the other hand, bowed repeatedly, at which Nadar grinned.

    An Englishman in Paris

    Albert D. (Albert Dresden) Vandam
  • The name "Impressionists" dates from an exhibition in Paris which was given at Nadar's in 1871.

    Art Principles

    Ernest Govett
  • Of these Nadar was captain, with the brothers Godard lieutenants.

  • The only female occupant of the car, Mrs. Nadar, was fortunate in alighting in a river without serious injury.

  • Nadar did the like, but at the same time put his arms round his wife so as to protect her body.

    Up in the Clouds R.M. Ballantyne
  • Nadar, Champfleury, and Delvau all agree that a bitter wind blew upon them.

    Vie de Bohme Orlo Williams
  • A large section of the public laboured under the delusion that Nadar's balloon was one capable of being steered.

    Wonderful Balloon Ascents Fulgence Marion
  • Nadar came to see me this evening to ask me for some letters to put in a balloon which he will send up the day after tomorrow.

British Dictionary definitions for Nadar


/French nadar/
real name Gaspard Félix Tournachon. 1820–1910, French photographer, writer, and caricaturist: noted for his portrait photographs of artists and writers and for taking the first aerial photographs (1858)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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