Brunel

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Brunel

(bruːˈnɛl)
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1. (Biography) Isambard Kingdom (ˈɪzəmˌbɑːd). 1806–59, English engineer: designer of the Clifton Suspension Bridge (1828), many railway lines, tunnels, bridges, etc, and the steamships Great Western (1838), Great Britain (1845), and Great Eastern (1858)
2. (Biography) his father, Sir Marc Isambard. 1769–1849, French engineer in England