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Fontenelle (French fɔ̃tənɛl)
Bernard le Bovier de (bɛrnar lə bɔvje də). 1657--1757, French philosopher. His writings include Digressions sur les anciens et les modernes (1688) and Éléments de la géométrie de l'infini (1727)

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