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DuPont

or Du Pont

[doo-pont, dyoo-, doo-pont, dyoo-; for 1, 2 also French dy-pawn]
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  1. E·leu·thère I·ré·née [e-lœ-ter ee-rey-ney] /ɛ lœˈtɛr i reɪˈneɪ/, 1771–1834, U.S. industrialist, born in France.
  2. Pierre Sam·u·el [pee-air sam-yoo-uh l; French pyer sa-my-el] /piˈɛər ˈsæm yu əl; French pyɛr sa müˈɛl/, 1739–1817, French economist and statesman (father of Eleuthère Irénée).
  3. Samuel Francis,1803–65, Union admiral in the U.S. Civil War.
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  • Dr. Dupont wrote to his patient's father; but no answer has been received.

    Fairy Fingers

    Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie

  • It will be such a day as has not been seen in this Department since Dupont took the place.

  • Henderley had incited and paid; the others, Dupont and Lygon, had acted and received.

    Northern Lights

    Gilbert Parker

  • Dupont was coming to-night, and the hatchet of crime was to be dug up again.

    Northern Lights

    Gilbert Parker

  • Dupont went on, watching the other furtively, for he did not like this silence.

    Northern Lights

    Gilbert Parker