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The wreathed product of the Monster Group by $Z_2$. The bimonster is a quotient of the Coxeter Group with the following Coxeter-Dynkin Diagram.

\begin{figure}\begin{center}\BoxedEPSF{BimonsterGraph.epsf scaled 500}\end{center}\end{figure}

This had been conjectured by Conway, but was proven around 1990 by Ivanov and Norton. If the parameters $p,q,r$ in Coxeter's Notation $[3^{p,q,r}]$ are written side by side, the bimonster can be denoted by the Beast Number 666.

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