[san-tuh s-doo-mont, -dyoo-; Portuguese sahn-too z-doo-mawnt]
- Al·ber·to [ahl-ber-too] /ɑlˈbɛr tʊ/, 1873–1932, Brazilian aeronaut in France: designer and builder of dirigibles and airships.
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Santos-Dumont's airships were altogether different from those of Zeppelin.
Santos-Dumont liked the idea of rising from the water much better.
But Santos-Dumont was able to surmount this and many other difficulties of construction.Boys' Second Book of Inventions
Ray Stannard Baker
At fifteen Santos-Dumont saw his first balloon and marked the day with red.Aircraft and Submarines
Willis J. Abbot.
He would have flown, but all the skill of Santos-Dumont could not have separated him from his bench.The Trimmed Lamp
- Alberto (albɛrto). 1873–1932, Brazilian aeronaut, living in France. He constructed dirigibles and aircraft, including a monoplane (1909)
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