Definition of Lumière in US English:

Lumière

proper noun

  • Family name of brothers Auguste Marie Louis Nicholas (1862–1954) and Louis Jean (1864–1948), French inventors and movie pioneers. In 1895, they patented their “Cinématographe,” which combined a movie camera and projector. They also invented the improved “autochrome” process of color photography.

Pronunciation

Lumière

/ˌlo͞omēˈer/