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Lesseps

[les-uh ps; French le-seps] /ˈlɛs əps; French lɛˈsɛps/
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Ferdinand Marie, Vicomte de
[fer-dee-nahn ma-ree,, vee-kawnt duh] /fɛr diˈnɑ̃ maˈri,, vi kɔ̃t də/ (Show IPA),
1805–94, French engineer and diplomat: promoter of the Suez Canal.
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Lesseps

/ˈlɛsəps; French lɛsɛps/
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