- Is·am·bard Kingdom [iz-uh m-bahrd] /ˈɪz əmˌbɑrd/, 1806–59, English civil engineer and naval architect.
- his fatherSir Marc Isambard,1769–1849, English civil engineer, born in France: chief engineer of New York City 1793–99.
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There is a story told of some one asking Brunel how long it would last.The Cornish Coast (South)
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- 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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