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Maury

[ mawr-ee, mor-ee ]
/ ˈmɔr i, ˈmɒr i /
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noun
Matthew Fon·taine [fon-teyn, fon-teyn], /fɒnˈteɪn, ˈfɒn teɪn/, 1806–73, U.S. naval officer and scientist.
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British Dictionary definitions for Maury

Maury
/ (ˈmɔːrɪ) /

noun
Matthew Fontaine. 1806–73, US pioneer hydrographer and oceanographer
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Scientific definitions for Maury

Maury
[ môrē ]
Matthew Fontaine 1806-1873

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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