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Commines

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noun
  1. Phi·lippe de [fee-leep duh] /fiˈlip də/. Comines, Philippe de.

Comines

or Com·mines

[kaw-meen]
noun
  1. Phi·lippe de [fee-leep duh] /fiˈlip də/, 1445?–1511?, French historian and diplomat.
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Examples from the Web for commines

Historical Examples

  • How long this great tower of Commines took, I can only conjecture.

    Vanished towers and chimes of Flanders

    George Wharton Edwards

  • I had seen the men in the trenches and it was at Commines that I saw them out.

  • Apparently, Commines did not think Dijon had much cause for thankfulness.

    Cities of the Dawn

    J. Ewing Ritchie

  • He does not say, as does Commines, that this battle was against the king's desire.

    Charles the Bold

    Ruth Putnam

  • Plenty there were that wished for war, remarks the observant Commines.

    Charles the Bold

    Ruth Putnam


British Dictionary definitions for commines

Commines

noun
  1. a variant spelling of (Philippe de) Comines

Comines

Commines

noun
  1. Philippe de (filip də). ?1447–?1511, French diplomat and historian, noted for his Mémoires (1489–98)
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