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Blériot, Louis

Syllabification: Blé·riot, Louis
Pronunciation: /ˈblārēˌō, ble(ə)rˈyō
 
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Definition of Blériot, Louis in English:

( 1872–1936), French aviation pioneer. On July 25, 1909, he became the first person to cross the English Channel (Calais to Dover) in a monoplane.

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