- Nicolas (nikɔlɑ). ?1742–1806, French chemist, who invented a process for the manufacture of soda from common salt
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Now, only 15,000 tons are made per annum by Leblanc's process.
I swear, Leblanc, that I'm not jealous of your good fortune!
Leblanc, my heart beats at the idea of seeing this young man.
Dear Leblanc, take care never to betray the secret I have told you.Mauprat
He must get out of the room at all costs, but how was he to avoid running into LeBlanc?The Ranger Boys and the Border Smugglers
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