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Carpentier

[ kahr-puhn-tyair; Spanish kahr-pen-tyer ]
/ ˌkɑr pənˈtyɛər; Spanish kɑr pɛnˈtyɛr /
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A·le·jo [uh-ley-hoh; Spanish ah-le-haw], /əˈleɪ hoʊ; Spanish ɑˈlɛ hɔ/, 1904–80, Cuban novelist, writer, and musicologist.

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Carpentier
/ (French karpɑ̃tje) /

noun

Georges (ʒɔrʒ), known as Gorgeous Georges. 1894–1975, French boxer: world light-heavyweight champion (1920–22)
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