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Line breaks: Mont|gol¦fier
Pronunciation: /mɒnˈɡɒlfɪeɪ
, -fɪə, mɔ̃ɡɔlfje/

Definition of Montgolfier in English:

Joseph Michel ( 1740–1810) and Jacques Étienne ( 1745–99), French inventors and pioneers in hot-air ballooning. In 1782 they built a large balloon from linen and paper and successfully lifted a number of animals; the first human ascents followed in 1783.

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