[noo-muh n, nyoo- for 1; noi-mahn, -muh n for 2]
- Saint John Ne·pom·u·cene [nuh-pom-uh-seen] /nəˈpɒm əˌsin/, 1811–60, U.S. Roman Catholic clergyman and educator, born in the Austrian Empire: canonized 1977.
- John von. Von Neumann, John.
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Examples from the Web for neumann
"He was talking," said Mr. Neumann, shaking his head in disbelief.Florida Child Abuse Scandal: The Victim's New Life
February 24, 2011
“Neumann called me to the American Embassy,” Ahmed confirmed to me.
“This is a major political problem,” Ambassador Neumann tells me.
I told her what Neumann had said, but nothing would make her believe it.The Greville Memoirs (Second Part)
Charles C. F. Greville
Megalaima henrici brachyrhyncha Neumann: Yellow-crowned Barbet.Birds from North Borneo
Max C. Thompson
Dr. Neumann has removed from Munich to Berlin within a year past.
Neumann in the confusion escaped into the court, where he too was cut down.The Lion of the North
Neumann's notes on the latter give many curious medieval parallels.
- (German ˈnɔyman) Johann Balthasar (joˈhan ˈbaltazar). 1687–1753, German rococo architect. His masterpiece is the church of Vierzehnheiligen in Bavaria
- (ˈnjuːmən) See (John) von Neumann
- Hungarian-born American mathematician who contributed to mathematical theories about numbers and games. He was a leader in the design and development of high-speed electronic computers and also contributed to the field of cybernetics, a term he coined.
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