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Definition/MeaningWord/Phrase
French abbot abbe
French philosopher and theologian; lover of Heloise (1079-1142) Abelard , Peter Abelard , Pierre Abelard
French-speaking part of the Canadian Maritime Provinces Acadia
early French settler in the Maritimes Acadian
English admiral who defeated the French fleets of Napoleon but was mortally wounded at Trafalgar (1758-1805) Admiral Nelson , Horatio Nelson , Lord Nelson , Nelson , Viscount Nelson
country in northeastern Africa on the Somali peninsula; formerly under French control but became independent in 1997 Afars and Issas , Djibouti , Republic of Djibouti
battle in northern France in which English longbowmen under Henry V decisively defeated a much larger French army in 1415 Agincourt
French writer who portrayed the human condition as isolated in an absurd world (1913-1960) Albert Camus , Camus
French philosopher and physician and organist who spent most of his life as a medical missionary in Gabon (1875-1965) Albert Schweitzer , Schweitzer
French writer remembered for his swashbuckling historical tales (1802-1870) Alexandre Dumas , Dumas
French bacteriologist born in Switzerland; was a student of Pasteur; discovered the plague bacillus (1863-1943) Alexandre Emile Jean Yersin , Alexandre Yersin , Yersin
French engineer who constructed the Eiffel Tower (1832-1923) Alexandre Gustave Eiffel , Eiffel
French surgeon and biologist who developed a way to suture and graft blood vessels (1873-1944) Alexis Carrel , Carrel
French political writer noted for his analysis of American institutions (1805-1859) Alexis Charles Henri Maurice de Tocqueville , Alexis de Tocqueville , Tocqueville
French psychologist remembered for his studies of the intellectual development of children (1857-1911) Alfred Binet , Binet
French poet and writer (1810-1857) Alfred de Musset , Louis Charles Alfred de Musset , Musset
French army officer of Jewish descent whose false imprisonment for treason in 1894 raised issues of anti-Semitism that dominated French politics until his release in 1906 (1859-1935) Alfred Dreyfus , Dreyfus
French physicist (1902-1984) Alfred Kastler , Kastler
French criminologist (1853-1914) Alphonse Bertillon , Bertillon
French writer known for works concerning women's rights and independence (1804-1876) Amandine Aurore Lucie Dupin , Baroness Dudevant , George Sand , Sand
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