Germaine

or Ger·main

[jer-meyn; French zher-men]
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noun

a female given name.

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Contemporary Examples of germain

  • Germain and others worry that in the wake of high-profile cases such as the DSK one, claims might get even more difficult to make.

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    Why the DSK Maid Lied

    Jesse Ellison

    July 7, 2011

  • “They threatened him, which actually gave him a legitimate claim,” Germain says.

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    Why the DSK Maid Lied

    Jesse Ellison

    July 7, 2011

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Germain

[zhĕr-măn]Sophie 1776-1831

French mathematician who made significant advances in theoretical mathematics. Her researches into number theory in particular provided the first partial solution to Fermat's last theorem (1820).
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