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  1. (Ni·co·las) Ca·mille [nee-kaw-lah ka-mee-yuh] /ni kɔˈlɑ kaˈmi yə/, 1842–1925, French astronomer and author.
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  • Here is Flammarion's arrangement of them in order of seeming brightness.

    Boy Scouts Handbook

    Boy Scouts of America

  • The third period extends from 1877 to 1892, when Flammarion published his book.

    Mars and its Mystery

    Edward Sylvester Morse

  • Scientists like Flammarion and Huxley have supported this doctrine of Reincarnation.


    Swami Abhedananda

  • As Flammarion has said, there are only two sides to the question.

  • Behind the restaurant the wooded hill climbs on up toward the sky, and on its top Flammarion's observatory is perched.

    In Vanity Fair

    Eleanor Hoyt Brainerd