Poincaré

[ pwahn-kah-rey; French, pwan-ka-rey ]
/ pwɑn kɑˈreɪ; French, pwɛ̃ kaˈreɪ /

noun

Jules Hen·ri [zhyl ahn-ree], /ʒül ɑ̃ˈri/, 1854–1912, French mathematician.
his cousin, Ray·mond [re-mawn], /rɛˈmɔ̃/, 1860–1934, French statesman: president of France 1913–20.

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British Dictionary definitions for Poincaré

Poincaré
/ (French pwɛ̃kare) /

noun

Jules Henri (ʒyl ɑ̃ri). 1854–1912, French mathematician, physicist, and philosopher. He made important contributions to the theory of functions and to astronomy and electromagnetic theory
his cousin, Raymond (rɛmɔ̃). 1860–1934, French statesman; premier of France (1912–13; 1922–24; 1926–29); president (1913–20)
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