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Anaximander

[ uh-nak-suh-man-der ]
/ əˌnæk səˈmæn dər /
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noun

611?–547? b.c., Greek astronomer and philosopher.

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A·nax·i·man·dri·an [uh-nak-suh-man-dree-uhn], /əˌnæk səˈmæn dri ən/, adjective
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Anaximander
/ (əˌnæksɪˈmændə) /

noun

611–547 bc, Greek philosopher, astronomer, and mathematician who believed the first principle of the world to be the Infinite
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