Definition of Lumière in English:

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Lumière

Pronunciation: /ˌlo͞omēˈer/
Family name of brothers Auguste Marie Louis Nicholas (1862–1954) and Louis Jean (1864–1948), French inventors and movie pioneers. In 1895, they patented their “Cinématographe,” which combined a movie camera and projector. They also invented the improved “autochrome” process of color photography.

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Syllabification: Lu·mière

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