[boo-lahn-jey; French boo-lahn-zhey]
  1. Georges Er·nest Jean Ma·rie [zhawrzh er-nest zhahn ma-ree] /ʒɔrʒ ɛrˈnɛst ʒɑ̃ maˈri/, 1837–91, French general and politician.
  2. Na·dia (Ju·liette) [nah-dee-uh joo-lee-et; French na-dya zhy-lyet] /ˈnɑ di ə ˌdʒu liˈɛt; French naˈdya ʒüˈlyɛt/, 1887–1979, French musician and teacher. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  1. Georges (ʒɔrʒ). 1837–91, French general and minister of war (1886–87). Accused of attempting a coup d'état, he fled to Belgium, where he committed suicide
  2. Nadia (Juliette) (nadja). 1887–1979, French teacher of musical composition: her pupils included Elliott Carter, Aaron Copland, Darius Milhaud, and Virgil Thomson. She is noted also for her work in reviving the works of Monteverdi
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