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1) Abbe, Cleveland. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Abbe, Cleveland, (ab´e) (KEY) , 1838-1916, American meteorologist, b. New York City; brother of Robert Abbe. He was the first official daily weather forecaster in...

2) Abbe, Robert. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Abbe, Robert, (ab´e) (KEY) , 1851-1928, American surgeon, b. New York City, M.D. Columbia, 1874; brother of Cleveland Abbe. He was especially noted as a plastic surgeon...

3) Abbe, Ernst. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Abbe, Ernst, (ernst a´b) (KEY) , 1840-1905, German physicist. He was appointed professor at the Univ. of Jena in 1870 and director of its astronomical and meteorological...

4) abbe. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...for a cleric in major or minor orders in a French-speaking area. French, from Old French abbe, from Late Latin abbs, abbt-, abbot. See abbot....

5) Saint-Cyran, Abbe de. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Saint-Cyran, Abbé de, see Duvergier de Hauranne, Jean....

6) Epee, Charles Michel, Abbe de l'. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...way to teach deaf-mutes]. His dictionary of manual signs was completed after his death by Abbe Sicard, and in 1791 his school was taken over by the Institution nationale...

7) Lemaitre, Georges, Abbe. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Belgian astrophysicist, mathematician, and Catholic priest. In 1927 he became professor of astrophysics at the Univ. of Louvain and proposed the big-bang theory to...

8) Hauy, Rene Just, Abbe. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...French mineralogist, an authority on crystals. He discovered the geometric law of crystallization and wrote many books and papers on crystallography. He was professor...

9) Raynal, Guillaume Thomas Francois, Abbe. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...French historian and philosopher. Raynal was a priest, but he was dismissed from his parish in Paris; he then turned to writing and sought the society and collaboration...

10) Saint-Pierre, Charles Irenee Castel, Abbe de. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...French social philosopher. An advocate of natural religion and toleration, he favored the economic theories of the physiocrats. His ideas combined utilitarian and...

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