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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Saint-Simon, Comte de. Title of Claude Henri de Rouvroy. 1760-1825. French thinker who advocated a society governed by technocrats, in which poverty would be abolished and religion replaced by rationalism. Among his works are The New Christianity (1825).
  • Saint-Simon, Duc de. Title of Louis de Rouvroy. 1675-1755. French diplomat and writer whose memoirs of the court of Louis XIV are a valuable historical source.

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