[ gar-uh-mond ]
/ ˈgær əˌmɒnd /
a printing type designed in 1540 by Claude Garamond (c1480–1561), French type founder.
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Origin of Garamond
First recorded in 1865–70
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British Dictionary definitions for garamond
/ (ˈɡærəmɒnd) /
a typeface, designed by Claude Garamond (?1480–1561), French type founder
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