\hˈɜːmən bˈɜːma͡ɪstə], \hˈɜːmən bˈɜːmaɪstə], \h_ˈɜː_m_ə_n b_ˈɜː_m_aɪ_s_t_ə]\
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A German scientific writer; born in Stralsund, Jan. 15, 1807; died in Buenos Ayres, Argentine Republic, May 2, 1892. He distinguished himself as a geologist and zoologist in his native country, and settled permanently in the Argentine, where he continued his investigations. "Manual of Entomology" (1832-44); "History of Creation" (1843); and "The Fossils of Horses Found among the South American Pampas" (1875), are among his books.
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- An American poet; born Newport, Ky., Dec. 18, 1815; died in Ind., Aug. 4, 1893. She is known for her patriotic and war poems, including: "Paddle Your Own Canoe"; "Left on the Battlefield"; etc. "Poems"(New York, 1865; Indianapolis, 1886).