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[kawn-dey] /kɔ̃ˈdeɪ/
Louis II de Bourbon
[lwee,, duh boor-bawn] /lwi,, də burˈbɔ̃/ (Show IPA),
Prince de (Duc d'Enghien"the Great Condé") 1621–86, French general.

Enghien, d'

[dahn-gan] /dɑ̃ˈgɛ̃/
[dyk] /dük/ (Show IPA),
(Louis Antoine Henry de Bourbon-Condé) 1772–1804, French prince: executed by Napoleon I. Unabridged
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Examples from the Web for duc d'enghien
Historical Examples
  • There she heard of the death of her brother, the duc d'enghien.

  • Diderot was also a prisoner; and the duc d'enghien was shot within its precincts.

    The Churches of Paris S. Sophia Beale
  • Vincennes, the trial and execution of the duc d'enghien at, ii.

    The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte William Milligan Sloane
  • Uglier than that ridiculous black room, with the invisible people groping about in it, of your precious "duc d'enghien?"

    Picture and Text Henry James
  • The incident of the arrest and death of the duc d'enghien is one of the most dramatic in Napoleonic history.

    Royal Palaces and Parks of France

    Milburg Francisco Mansfield
  • The execution of the duc d'enghien was so horrifying to Chateaubriand that he forthwith resigned his appointments.

  • Fouche relied on the co-operation of the emigres everywhere beyond the Rhine to lure the duc d'enghien into the plot.

    An Historical Mystery Honore de Balzac
  • The execution of the duc d'enghien is one of the most important incidents of this period, so crowded with momentous events.

  • I have two splendid horses, given me by the duc d'enghien, standing idle in their stalls.

    Won by the Sword G.A. Henty
  • The duc d'enghien then rallied the infantry, added to them all those not yet engaged, and himself led them to the charge.

    Won by the Sword G.A. Henty
British Dictionary definitions for duc d'enghien


/French kɔ̃de/
Prince de (prɛ̃s də), title of Louis II de Bourbon, Duc d'Enghien, called the Great Condé. 1621–86, French general, who led Louis XIV's armies against the Fronde (1649) but joined the Fronde in a new revolt (1650–52). He later fought for both France and Spain
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