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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Zeppelin, Count Ferdinand von 1838-1917. German inventor who designed and manufactured the first motorized, rigid-frame dirigible balloon (1900).

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative capitalization of zeppelin
  • proper n. A German manufacturing company, famed for building the zeppelin airships.
  • proper n. Abbreviation of Led Zeppelin.


Named after Ferdinand, Count von Zeppelin. (Wiktionary)



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