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Boulanger

[boo-lahn-jey; French boo-lahn-zhey] /ˌbu lɑnˈdʒeɪ; French bu lɑ̃ˈʒeɪ/
noun
1.
Georges Ernest Jean Marie
[zhawrzh er-nest zhahn ma-ree] /ʒɔrʒ ɛrˈnɛst ʒɑ̃ maˈri/ (Show IPA),
1837–91, French general and politician.
2.
Nadia (Juliette)
[nah-dee-uh joo-lee-et;; French na-dya zhy-lyet] /ˈnɑ di ə ˌdʒu liˈɛt;; French naˈdya ʒüˈlyɛt/ (Show IPA),
1887–1979, French musician and teacher.
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British Dictionary definitions for georges e. jean m. boulanger

Boulanger

/French bulɑ̃ʒe/
noun
1.
Georges (ʒɔrʒ). 1837–91, French general and minister of war (1886–87). Accused of attempting a coup d'état, he fled to Belgium, where he committed suicide
2.
Nadia (Juliette) (nadja). 1887–1979, French teacher of musical composition: her pupils included Elliott Carter, Aaron Copland, Darius Milhaud, and Virgil Thomson. She is noted also for her work in reviving the works of Monteverdi
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