Pompidou

[ pom-pi-doo; French pawn-pee-doo ]
/ ˈpɒm pɪˌdu; French pɔ̃ piˈdu /

noun

Georges Jean Raymond [zhawrzh zhahn rey-mawn], /ʒɔrʒ ʒɑ̃ reɪˈmɔ̃/, 1911–74, French political leader: prime minister 1962–68; president 1969–74.

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British Dictionary definitions for Pompidou

Pompidou
/ (French pɔ̃pidu) /

noun

Georges (ʒɔrʒ). 1911–74, French statesman; president of France (1969–74)
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