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[hous-muh n; French ohs-man]
  1. 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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Related formsHauss·mann·i·za·tion [hous-muh-nuh-zey-shuh n] /ˌhaʊs mə nəˈzeɪ ʃən/, noun
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  1. 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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