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Poincaré

[pwan-ka-rey]
noun
  1. Jules Hen·ri [zhyl ahn-ree] /ʒül ɑ̃ˈri/, 1854–1912, French mathematician.
  2. his cousinRay·mond [re-mawn] /rɛˈmɔ̃/, 1860–1934, French statesman: president of France 1913–20.
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Poincaré

noun
  1. 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
  2. his cousin, Raymond (rɛmɔ̃). 1860–1934, French statesman; premier of France (1912–13; 1922–24; 1926–29); president (1913–20)
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