Champollion

[ shahn-paw-lyawn ]
/ ʃɑ̃ pɔˈlyɔ̃ /

noun

Jean Fran·çois [zhahn frahn-swa] /ʒɑ̃ frɑ̃ˈswa/, 1790–1832, French Egyptologist.
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Champollion
/ (French ʃɑ̃pɔljɔ̃) /

noun

Jean François (ʒɑ̃ frɑ̃swa). 1790–1832, French Egyptologist, who deciphered the hieroglyphics on the Rosetta stone
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