[ doo shahy-yoo, shal-, dyoo; French dy sha-yy ]
/ du ˈʃaɪ yu, ˈʃæl-, dyu; French dü ʃaˈyü /
Paul Bel·lo·ni [pawl buh-loh-nee; French pawl be-law-nee] /pɔl bəˈloʊ ni; French pɔl bɛ lɔˈni/, 1835–1903, U.S. explorer in Africa, traveler, and writer; born in France.
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