Pronunciation: (foor'ē-ā", -ē-ur; for 1, 2 also Fr. fOO ryā'), [key]
1. Fran•çois Ma•rie Charles Pronunciation: (frän-swa' ma-rē' sharl), [key] 1772–1837, French socialist, writer, and reformer.
2. Jean Bap•tiste Jo•seph Pronunciation: (zhän ba-tēst' zhô-zef'), [key] 1768–1830, French mathematician and physicist.
3. a crater in the third quadrant of the face of the moon: about 36 miles (58 km) in diameter.
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