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  1. (noun, person) Austrian architect known for his use of rectilinear units (1870-1956)
  2. (noun, person) German chemist (1818-1892)
  3. (noun, person) United States chemist (born in Poland) who used quantum mechanics to understand chemical reactions (born in 1937)
  4. (noun, person) German writer of fantastic tales (1776-1822)

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Words that sound like Hoffmann

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