Maury

[mawr-ee, mor-ee]
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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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Maury

noun

Matthew Fontaine. 1806–73, US pioneer hydrographer and oceanographer
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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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