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[dy-nwa] /düˈnwa/
[zhahn] /ʒɑ̃/ (Show IPA),
Comte de ("Bastard of Orleans") 1403?–68, French military leader: relieved by Joan of Arc and her troops when besieged at Orleans. Unabridged
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  • That she was reticent, we shall prove from evidence of d'Aulon and Dunois.

  • The friend of Dunois and Xaintrailles could have had no better end.

    The Story of Rouen

    Sir Theodore Andrea Cook
  • With Dunois, who tells the story, she went to see Charles at the castle of Loches.

  • As they went from Reims after the coronation, Dunois and the archbishop were riding by her rein.

  • "How dared you speak so to the king," said Dunois to Chimay.

    A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
  • But it was not the French generals, not even Dunois, who secured these victories.

    Jeanne d'Arc Mrs.(Margaret) Oliphant
  • The testimony of Dunois seems to be the best we can have on this point.

    Jeanne d'Arc Mrs.(Margaret) Oliphant
  • She finally consented, however, to ride on with Dunois and La Hire.

    Jeanne d'Arc Mrs.(Margaret) Oliphant
  • It is said that she put herself at the head of the citizens, Dunois at the head of the soldiers.

    Jeanne d'Arc Mrs.(Margaret) Oliphant
  • Dunois persisted, implored; the city was awaiting her; the need was desperate.

    Joan of Arc Laura E. Richards
British Dictionary definitions for Dunois


/French dynwa/
Jean (ʒɑ̃), Comte de Dunois, known as the Bastard of Orléans. ?1403–68, French military commander, who defended Orléans against the English until the siege was raised by Joan of Arc (1429)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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