Charles (ʃarl). 1868–1952, French writer and political theorist, who founded (1899) the extreme right-wing group L’Action Français: sentenced (1945) to life imprisonment for supporting Pétain during World War II
[mawr-ee, mor-ee] /ˈmɔr i, ˈmɒr i/ noun 1. Matthew Fontaine [fon-teyn,, fon-teyn] /fɒnˈteɪn,, ˈfɒn teɪn/ (Show IPA), 1806–73, U.S. naval officer and scientist. /ˈmɔːrɪ/ noun 1. Matthew Fontaine. 1806–73, US pioneer hydrographer and oceanographer Maury (môr’ē) American naval officer and oceanographer who charted the currents and winds of the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans and […]
[mour-ee-uh] /ˈmaʊr i ə/ noun 1. a member of an ancient Indian people who united northern India and established an empire 322–184 b.c. /ˈmaʊrjə/ noun 1. a dynasty (?321–?185 bc) that united most of the Indian subcontinent and presided over a great flowering of Indian civilization
[mou-zer] /ˈmaʊ zər/ noun 1. Peter Paul, 1838–1914, and his brother, Wilhelm, 1834–82, German inventors of firearms. /ˈmaʊzə/ noun trademark 1. a high-velocity magazine rifle 2. a type of automatic pistol 1880, German army rifle, introduced 1871, invented by brothers Peter Paul (1838-1914) and Wilhelm (1834-1882) Mauser.
[maw-suh-lee-uh m, -zuh-] /ˌmɔ səˈli əm, -zə-/ noun, plural mausoleums, mausolea [maw-suh-lee-uh, -zuh-] /ˌmɔ səˈli ə, -zə-/ (Show IPA) 1. a stately and magnificent tomb. 2. a burial place for the bodies or remains of many individuals, often of a single family, usually in the form of a small building. 3. a large, gloomy, depressing […]