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Alembert, d'

[dal-uh m-bair; French da-lahn-ber]
  1. Jean Le Rond [zhahn luh rawn] /ʒɑ̃ lə ˈrɔ̃/, 1717?–83, French mathematician, philosopher, and writer: associate of Diderot.
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Historical Examples

  • At sixteen he maintained a mathematical thesis in the presence of Alembert.

    A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations

    Joseph Mazzini Wheeler

  • Diderot projected the famous Encyclopédie, which he edited with Alembert, and he contributed some of the most important articles.

British Dictionary definitions for alembert


  1. See d'Alembert
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