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Humboldt

Noun

1 German philologist noted for his studies of the relation between language and culture (1767-1835) [syn: Baron Wilhelm von Humboldt, Baron Karl Wilhelm von Humboldt]
2 German naturalist who explored Central and South America and provided a comprehensive description of the physical universe (1769-1859) [syn: Baron Alexander von Humboldt, Baron Friedrich Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt]

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Humboldt in Russian: Гумбольдт
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Humboldt in Chinese: 洪堡
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