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Montgolfier Syllabification: Mont·gol·fi·er
Pronunciation: /mäntˈɡälfēər/ /môNɡôlˈfyā/

Definition of Montgolfier in English:

Family name of brothers Joseph Michel ( 1740–1810) and Jacques Étienne ( 1745–99), French inventors and pioneers in hot-air ballooning.

Words that rhyme with Montgolfier

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