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eratosthenes


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  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Eratosthenes 
  n  :  Greek  mathematician  and  astronomer  who  estimated  the 
  circumference  of  the  earth  and  the  distances  to  the  moon 
  and  sun  (276-194  BC)  [syn:  {Eratosthenes}] 




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