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Lemaître

[luh-me-truh] /ləˈmɛ trə/
noun
1.
Francois Élie Jules
[frahn-swa ey-lee zhyl] /frɑ̃ˈswa eɪˈli ʒül/ (Show IPA),
1835–1915, French critic and dramatist.
2.
Abbé Georges Édouard
[French zhawrzh ey-dwar] /French ʒɔrʒ eɪˈdwar/ (Show IPA),
1894–1966, Belgian astrophysicist and priest: formulated big-bang theory.
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Lemaître

/French ləmɛtr/
noun
1.
Abbé Georges (Édouard) (ʒɔrʒ). 1894–1966, Belgian astronomer and priest, who first proposed the big-bang theory of the universe (1927)
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