Du Pont
biographical name Éleuthère Irénée 1771-1834 son of P.S. Du Pont de Nemours American (French-born) industrialist

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Du Pont — Du Pont, GA U.S. town in Georgia Population (2000): 139 Housing Units (2000): 62 Land area (2000): 0.786402 sq. miles (2.036771 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.786402 sq. miles (2.036771 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • du Pont — [do͞o pänt′, dyo͞opänt′] É(leuthère) I(rénée) 1771 1834; Am. industrialist, born in France * * * …   Universalium

  • du Pont — [do͞o pänt′, dyo͞opänt′] É(leuthère) I(rénée) 1771 1834; Am. industrialist, born in France …   English World dictionary

  • Du Pont — DuPont Pour les articles homonymes, voir Dupont ou Dupond (homonymie). Logo de DuPont …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Du Pont — n. family name; Éleuthère Irénée Du Pont (1772 1834), U.S. gun powder manufacurer born in Paris (France) who founded E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company in 1802 which developed to be one of the largest most successful chemical companies in… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Du Pont —  U.S. chemicals business; formally E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. But on second or informal references it is normally spelled DuPont (one word). The place in Washington, D.C., is Dupont Circle …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Du Pont — /ˈdju pɒnt/ (say dyooh pont), /dju ˈpɒnt/ (say dyooh pont), /dy ˈpɒ̃/ (say dooh pon) noun US industrialist family, founded by Éleuthère Irénée /eɪlɜtɛə ireɪˈneɪ/ (say aylertair eeray nay), 1771–1834 …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Du Pont family — Du Pont Ethnicity French American Current region Delaware and New York, United States Information Place of origin France …   Wikipedia

  • Pont Lesdiguières du Pont-de-Claix — Pont Lesdiguières Le pont de Claix Pays …   Wikipédia en Français

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