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 (lə-mĕt′rə), Georges Henri or Édouard 1894-1966.
Belgian astrophysicist who proposed the Big Bang theory of the origin of the universe (1927).


(French ləmɛtr)
(Biography) Abbé Georges (Édouard) (ʒɔrʒ). 1894–1966, Belgian astronomer and priest, who first proposed the big-bang theory of the universe (1927)


(ləˈmɛ trə)

Georges Édouard, 1894–1966, Belgian astrophysicist.
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Par l'ordre du Senechal de Castelnau, et de l'Echevin de Cahors, servantes fideles du tres vaillant et tres puissant Edouard, Prince de Galles et d'Aquitaine.
Rochester; then she coined pretexts to go downstairs, in order, as I shrewdly suspected, to visit the library, where I knew she was not wanted; then, when I got a little angry, and made her sit still, she continued to talk incessantly of her "ami, Monsieur Edouard Fairfax DE Rochester," as she dubbed him (I had not before heard his prenomens), and to conjecture what presents he had brought her: for it appears he had intimated the night before, that when his luggage came from Millcote, there would be found amongst it a little box in whose contents she had an interest.
CELTIC'S Old Firm matchwinners Odsonne Edouard and Scott Bain will need to wait to find out if their Ibrox heroics will land them permanent deals at Parkhead.
Old Firm heroes Odsonne Edouard, Moussa Dembele and Olivier Ntcham were the toast of the green half of Glasgow after dishing out a dose of Les Blues to Rangers on Sunday.
BRENDAN RODGERS admitted Odsonne Edouard played himself into contention for the Old Firm derby after the supersub inspired a 3-0 Scottish Cup quarter-final win over Morton.
One French striker ignited another at Parkhead as Odsonne Edouard and Moussa Dembele broke Morton's resistance.
But the Hoops boss praised the impact of on-loan PSG kid Edouard who put himself in contention for next week's Old Firm derby at Ibrox.
French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe speaks during his visit to the Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum in abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, February 10, 2018.
President Mahmoud Abbas and French Premier Edouard Phillipe holding talks in Paris.
Paris/PNN President Mahmoud Abbas arrived late Tuesday in Paris for a three day official visit wherehe is expected to meet with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe and other French senior officials.
PARIS, May 17 (KUNA) -- The Elysee Palace has announced a new cabinet following consultations between President Emmanuel Macron and Prime Minister Edouard Philippe.