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Fontenelle

/ (French fɔ̃tənɛl) /
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noun
Bernard le Bovier de (bɛrnar lə bɔvje də). 1657–1757, French philosopher. His writings include Digressions sur les anciens et les modernes (1688) and Éléments de la géométrie de l'infini (1727)
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