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Sagan

[sey-guhn for 1; sa-gahn for 2]
noun
1.
Carl (Edward) 1934–96, U.S. astronomer and writer.
2.
Françoise [frahn-swaz] , (Françoise Quoirez) 1935–2004, French novelist.
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Sagan (French saɡã̃)
 
n
1.  Carl (Edward) 1934--96, US astronomer and writer on scientific subjects; presenter of the television series Cosmos (1980)
2.  Françoise (frã̃swɑːz), original name Françoise Quoirez. 1935--2004, French writer, best-known for the novels Bonjour Tristesse (1954) and Aimez-vous Brahms? (1959)

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sagan

/say'gn/ n. [from Carl Sagan's TV series "Cosmos"; think "billions of billions"] A large quantity of anything. "There's a sagan different ways to tweak EMACS." "The U.S. Government spends sagans on bombs and welfare -- hard to say which is more destructive."
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