[ luh -greynj ]
/ lə ˈgreɪndʒ /
a city in W Georgia.
a city in NE Illinois, near Chicago.
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[ luh-greynj; French la-grahnzh ]
/ ləˈgreɪndʒ; French laˈgrɑ̃ʒ /
Jo·seph Louis [zhaw-zef lwee], /ʒɔˈzɛf lwi/, Comte, 1736–1813, French mathematician and astronomer.
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British Dictionary definitions for La Grange
/ (French laɡrɑ̃ʒ) /
Comte Joseph Louis (ʒozɛf lwi). 1736–1813, French mathematician and astronomer, noted particularly for his work on harmonics, mechanics, and the calculus of variations
Derived forms of LagrangeLagrangian (ləˈɡreɪndʒɪən), adjective
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Scientific definitions for La Grange
Comte Joseph Louis 1736-1813
[ lə-grānj′, lə-gränj′ ]
Italian-born French mathematician and astronomer who made important contributions to algebra and calculus. His work on celestial mechanics extended scientific understanding of planetary and lunar motion. In 1772 he discovered the points in space that are now named for him.
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