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Lovelace, Ada

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Pronunciation: /ˈlʌvleɪs
 
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Definition of Lovelace, Ada in English:

Countess of Lovelace ( 1815–52), English mathematician; full name Augusta Ada King Lovelace. The daughter of Lord Byron, she became assistant to Charles Babbage and worked with him on his mechanical computer.

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