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de Kalb

[di kalb] /dɪ ˈkælb/
noun
1.
Baron, Johann Kalb.
2.
a city in N Illinois.
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  • We are friends, sir; friends only, de Kalb hurriedly answered.

    Lafayette, We Come! Rupert S. Holland
  • But if he had his way, de Kalb would have been major-general and we should all have had places.

    Lafayette, We Come! Rupert S. Holland
  • In the fight de Kalb received eleven wounds, and died the next morning.

    The Greater Republic Charles Morris
  • The gratitude of the people of Camden, has erected another in that town, and named a street de Kalb, after him.

  • The brave de Kalb, while making a vigorous charge at the head of a body of his men, fell pierced with eleven wounds.

    Life And Times Of Washington, Volume 2 John Frederick Schroeder
  • de Kalb met with all possible attention and assistance from the victorious enemy, but that gallant officer expired in a few hours.

    Life And Times Of Washington, Volume 2 John Frederick Schroeder
  • Had Greene been appointed, or even had de Kalb been left in command, the campaign of 1780 would have been quite another affair.

    Life And Times Of Washington, Volume 2 John Frederick Schroeder
  • de Kalb was full of saloons, and there was one on almost every road corner in the county.

  • Just then two young farmers near de Kalb came to the rescue by inventing a new species of machine.

    Cyrus Hall McCormick

    Herbert Newton Casson
  • Unfortunately, while the de Kalb was moving slowly along she struck a torpedo, which exploded under her bow and sunk her.

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