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[ahn-drey] /ˈɑn dreɪ/ (Show IPA), 1901–80, U.S. orchestra conductor and pianist, born in Russia.


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  • Lwoff

    André [ahn-drey] /ɑ̃ˈdreɪ/ (Show IPA), 1902–1994, French microbiologist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1965. Lwoff (lwôf), André Michel. 1902-1994. French microbiologist. He shared a 1965 Nobel Prize for the study of regulatory activity in body cells. Lwoff (lwôf) French microbiologist who studied the genetics of bacterial viruses and explained how they reproduce. His findings have been […]

  • Lenotre

    André [ahn-drey] /ɑ̃ˈdreɪ/ (Show IPA), 1613–1700, French architect and landscape designer. Historical Examples The great periwig shrivelled to a pigtail, and petty flourish took the place of lenotre’s grandezza. The Development of the Feeling for Nature in the Middle Ages and Modern Times Alfred Biese Soon it must be only a garden, “only a garden […]

  • Maginot

    André, 1877–1932, French minister of war 1929–32: backed construction of Maginot Line. Historical Examples Hitler would never dare attack the Maginot Line, and eventually the war would just peter out. Dave Dawson at Dunkirk Robert Sydney Bowen She was first married to Maginot, and afterwards to Jules Delaherche. A Zola Dictionary J. G. Patterson

  • Malraux

    André [ahn-drey] /ɑ̃ˈdreɪ/ (Show IPA), 1901–76, French novelist, critic, and politician. Contemporary Examples “Our brothers in the Order of the Night,” Malraux called them—born into a tumultuous century and then destroyed by it. France Honors Women … Finally Katie Baker February 21, 2014 A place that, as we have known since Malraux, is not a […]

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