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DuPont

or Du Pont

[ doo-pont, dyoo-, doo-pont, dyoo-; for 1, 2 also French dy-pawn ]
/ duˈpɒnt, dyu-, ˈdu pɒnt, ˈdyu-; for 1, 2 also French düˈpɔ̃ /
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E·leu·thère I·ré·née [e-lœ-ter ee-rey-ney], /ɛ lœˈtɛr i reɪˈneɪ/, 1771–1834, U.S. industrialist, born in France.
Pierre Sam·u·el [pee-air -sam-yoo-uhl; French pyer sa-my-el], /piˈɛər ˈsæm yu əl; French pyɛr sa müˈɛl/, 1739–1817, French economist and statesman (father of Eleuthère Irénée).
Samuel Francis, 1803–65, Union admiral in the U.S. Civil War.

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