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Renan

[ri-nan; French ruh-nahn] /rɪˈnæn; French rəˈnɑ̃/
noun
1.
Ernest
[ur-nist;; French er-nest] /ˈɜr nɪst;; French ɛrˈnɛst/ (Show IPA),
1823–92, French philologist, historian, and critic.
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Renan

/French ranɑ̃/
noun
1.
(Joseph) Ernest (ernest). 1823–92, French philosopher, theologian, and historian; best known for his Life of Jesus (1863), which discounted the supernatural aspects of the Gospels
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