Matthew Fon·taine [fon-teyn, fon-teyn], /fɒnˈteɪn, ˈfɒn teɪn/, 1806–73, U.S. naval officer and scientist.
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How to use Maury in a sentence
It’s not uncommon for international films to go by different titles in different countries, of course, so it’s no surprise Maury’s romantic “dramedy” went with that option.French actor goes home to mother in ‘My Best Part’ | John Paul King | February 17, 2022 | Washington Blade
It’s like your spouse saying they have something to tell you, and they want to do it live on Maury.Seth Meyers Drags Ron DeSantis and Fox News Over ‘Shocking’ Voter Suppression Party | William Vaillancourt | May 7, 2021 | The Daily Beast
On the first question he consulted Lieutenant Maury, the great authority on mareography.Heroes of the Telegraph | J. Munro
Porphyritic mountains, says M. Maury, imprint on the landscape a peculiarly picturesque character.The Desert World | Arthur Mangin
Cardinal Maury took up the suggestion with enthusiasm, and employed all his eloquence to impress the Sacred College with the idea.The War Upon Religion | Rev. Francis A. Cunningham
At one time, when Commodore Maury was very sick, he asked one of his daughters to get the Bible and read to him.
We may subjoin to these two appreciations the judgment of the Abb Maury, himself a great orator.The Jesuits, 1534-1921 | Thomas J. Campbell
British Dictionary definitions for Maury
Matthew Fontaine. 1806–73, US pioneer hydrographer and oceanographer
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Scientific definitions for Maury
American naval officer and oceanographer who charted the currents and winds of the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans and wrote the pioneering book Physical Geography of the Sea (1855).
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