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DuPont

[doo-pont, dyoo-, doo-pont, dyoo-; for 1, 2 also French dy-pawn] /duˈpɒnt, dyu-, ˈdu pɒnt, ˈdyu-; for 1, 2 also French düˈpɔ̃/
noun
1.
Eleuthère Irénée
[e-lœ-ter ee-rey-ney] /ɛ lœˈtɛr i reɪˈneɪ/ (Show IPA),
1771–1834, U.S. industrialist, born in France.
2.
Pierre Samuel
[pee-air sam-yoo-uh l;; French pyer sa-my-el] /piˈɛər ˈsæm yu əl;; French pyɛr sa müˈɛl/ (Show IPA),
1739–1817, French economist and statesman (father of Eleuthère Irénée).
3.
Samuel Francis, 1803–65, Union admiral in the U.S. Civil War.
Also, Du Pont.
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