[ broo-nel ]
/ bruˈnɛl /
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Is·am·bard Kingdom [iz-uhm-bahrd], /ˈɪz əmˌbɑrd/, 1806–59, English civil engineer and naval architect.
his father, Sir Marc Isambard, 1769–1849, English civil engineer, born in France: chief engineer of New York City 1793–99.
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How to use Brunel in a sentence
Brunel received $1 million from the billionaire around the time he started the agency.Billionaire Pedophile Goes Free|Conchita Sarnoff|July 20, 2010|DAILY BEAST
It is notorious that the Swindon of to-day is the creation of the companion of Brunel at the lunch in the furze-bushes.The Hills and the Vale|Richard Jefferies
Brunel was with him, and at the look of concentrated interest upon Brunel's face, Cleek's own took on a peculiar expression.The Riddle of the Mysterious Light|Mary E. Hanshew
In mentioning the name of Brunel, we are reminded of him as the principal rival and competitor of Robert Stephenson.Lives of the Engineers|Samuel Smiles
Brunel, the celebrated engineer, had a curious accident, which might have forfeited his life.Strange Pages from Family Papers|T. F. Thiselton Dyer
This beats Brunel on his own ground into the proverbial cocked hat, both for depth and distance.Falling in Love|Grant Allen
British Dictionary definitions for Brunel
/ (bruːˈnɛl) /
Isambard Kingdom (ˈɪzəmˌbɑːd). 1806–59, English engineer: designer of the Clifton Suspension Bridge (1828), many railway lines, tunnels, bridges, etc, and the steamships Great Western (1838), Great Britain (1845), and Great Eastern (1858)
his father, Sir Marc Isambard . 1769–1849, French engineer in England
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