[ hous-muhn; French ohs-man ]
/ ˈhaʊs mən; French oʊsˈman /
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Georges Eu·gène [zhawrzh œ-zhen], /ʒɔrʒ œˈʒɛn/, Baron, 1809–91, French administrator who improved the landscaping, street designs, and utilities systems of Paris.
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OTHER WORDS FROM HaussmannHauss·mann·i·za·tion [hous-muh-nuh-zey-shuhn], /ˌhaʊs mə nəˈzeɪ ʃən/, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for Haussmann
Marville became most famous, of course, for his work as the official chronicler of the “Haussmannization” of Paris.Charles Marville Captures the Rebirth of 1800s Paris in New Exhibition|William O’Connor|November 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But this 'Haussmannization' revived, consciously or unconsciously, an old arrangement.Ancient Town-Planning|F. Haverfield
British Dictionary definitions for Haussmann
/ (French əsmən) /
Georges-Eugène, Baron. 1809–91, French town planner, noted for his major rebuilding of Paris in the reign of Napoleon III
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