La Grange

[ luh-greynj ]

  1. a city in W Georgia.

  2. a city in NE Illinois, near Chicago.

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[ luh-greynj; French la-grahnzh ]

  1. Jo·seph Louis [zhaw-zeflwee], /ʒɔˈzɛf lwi/, Comte, 1736–1813, French mathematician and astronomer. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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British Dictionary definitions for Lagrange


/ (French laɡrɑ̃ʒ) /

  1. 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 Lagrange

  • Lagrangian (ləˈɡreɪndʒɪən), adjective

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Scientific definitions for Lagrange


[ lə-grānj, lə-gränj ]

  1. 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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