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

  • Eiffel, Alexandre Gustave 1832-1923. French engineer who designed the Eiffel Tower for the Paris Exhibition of 1889. The tower is located on the southern bank of the Seine River and is 300 m (984 ft) high.

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  • proper n. A surname of French origin,
  • proper n. An ISO-standardized, object-oriented programming language.

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  • n. French engineer who constructed the Eiffel Tower (1832-1923)


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