Nicholas of Cusa

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Nicholas of Cu·​sa | \ -ˈkyü-sə How to pronounce Nicholas of Cusa (audio) , -zə \

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1401–1464 German cardinal, mathematician, and philosopher

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“Nicholas of Cusa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Nicholas%20of%20Cusa. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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