- Jean Bap·tiste Le Moyne [zhahn ba-teest luh-mwan] /ʒɑ̃ baˈtist ləˈmwan/, Sieur de [syœr duh] /syœr də/, 1680–1768, French governor of Louisiana.
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Examples from the Web for bienville
These early years were full of anxiety and harassment to Bienville.
The situation was much graver than Bienville seemed to apprehend.
Other difficulties were in store for the unfortunate Bienville.
But the Sieur de Bienville did not want any such great change.
Fort Rosalie became the headquarters of the Sieur de Bienville.