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Bazaine

[ba-zen] /baˈzɛn/
noun
1.
François Achille
[frahn-swa a-sheel] /frɑ̃ˈswa aˈʃil/ (Show IPA),
1811–88, French general and marshal.
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  • He had insisted that morning that the uhlans that they sighted were some of Bazaine's troops.

    The Downfall Emile Zola
  • Was it not true that only the day before there had been a rumor that Bazaine was at Verdun?

    The Downfall Emile Zola
  • "Yes, as Bazaine defended Metz—until he was starved out," said Frank.

  • News has arrived that Metz has capitulated and that Bazaine's army has surrendered.

  • They left the army to Bazaine, and the government to the ministers.

    Mexico

    Susan Hale
  • Bazaine sought to withdraw his troops, since withdraw they must, in as orderly a manner as possible.

    Mexico

    Susan Hale
  • Bazaine was soon forced to surrender and Paris to capitulate.

    Invention Bradley A. Fiske
  • She feared the brutality of Bazaine and his soldiers, should they invade Germany.

  • He gave some credence to the report of General Bazaine's bold march.

    Lord Lyons: A Record of British Diplomacy Thomas Wodehouse Legh Newton
  • After the war Bazaine was condemned to death, by court-martial, for treason.

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