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Christophe

or Cris·tophe

[kree-stawf]
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noun
  1. Hen·ri [ahn-ree] /ɑ̃ˈri/, Henri I, 1767–1820, Haitian revolutionary general, born in Grenada: king 1811–20.
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  • I yield, Christophe; but what I am going to do, I do under protest.

    The Hour and the Man

    Harriet Martineau

  • “Take care how you heed those voices, Dessalines,” said Christophe.

    The Hour and the Man

    Harriet Martineau

  • “And happy if they be no worse than subjects,” said Christophe.

    The Hour and the Man

    Harriet Martineau

  • Christophe, with Olivier, visits his mother and his Fatherland.

    The Squirrel-Cage

    Dorothy Canfield

  • The north was tired of Christophe and willingly joined in with the cause of Boyer.

    Haiti

    J. Dryden Kuser


British Dictionary definitions for christophe

Christophe

noun
  1. Henri (ɑ̃ri). 1767–1820, Haitian revolutionary leader; king of Haiti (1811–20)
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