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Haussmann

[ hous-muhn; French ohs-man ]
/ ˈhaʊs mən; French oʊsˈman /
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noun

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 Haussmann

Hauss·mann·i·za·tion [hous-muh-nuh-zey-shuhn], /ˌhaʊs mə nəˈzeɪ ʃən/, noun
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Haussmann
/ (French əsmən) /

noun

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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