Brunel

[ broo-nel ]
/ bruˈnɛl /

noun

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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Brunel
/ (bruːˈnɛl) /

noun

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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