Layard

[ laird, ley-erd ]
/ lɛərd, ˈleɪ ərd /
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noun

Sir Aus·ten Henry [aw-stuh n] /ˈɔ stən/, 1817–94, English archaeologist, writer, and diplomat.
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Layard

/ (lɛəd) /

noun

Sir Austen Henry. 1817–94, English archaeologist, noted for his excavations at Nimrud and Nineveh
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