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Car•not



Pronunciation: (kär-nō'; Fr. kar-nō'), [key]
n.
1. La•zare Ni•co•las Mar•gue•rite Pronunciation: (la-zar' nē-kô-lä' mar-gu-rēt'), [key] 1753–1823, French general and statesman.
2. (Ma•rie François) Sa•di Pronunciation: (mu-rē' fran-swä' sad'ē; Fr. ma-rē' frän-swa' sa-dē'), [key] 1837–94, French statesman: president of the Republic 1887–94.
3. Ni•co•las Lé•o•nard Sa•di Pronunciation: (nik'u-lus len'urd sad'ē; Fr. nē-kô-lä' lā-ô-nar' sa-dē'), [key] 1796–1832, French physicist: pioneer in the field of thermodynamics.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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