Lesseps

[ les-uh ps; French le-seps ]
/ ˈlɛs əps; French lɛˈsɛps /
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noun

Fer·di·nand Ma·rie, Vi·comte de [fur-dn-and muh-ree, vee-kawnt duh; French, fer-dee-nahn ma-ree, vee-kawnt duh] /ˈfɜr dnˌænd məˈri, viˈkɔnt də; French, fɛr diˈnɑ̃ maˈri, vi kɔ̃t də/, 1805–94, French engineer and diplomat: promoter of the Suez Canal.
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Lesseps

/ (ˈlɛsəps, French lɛsɛps) /

noun

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