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Duquesne

[doo-keyn, dyoo-; for 1 also French dy-ken] /duˈkeɪn, dyu-; for 1 also French düˈkɛn/
noun
1.
Abraham
[a-bra-am] /a braˈam/ (Show IPA),
1610–88, French naval commander.
2.
a city in SW Pennsylvania, on the Monongahela River.
3.
Fort. Fort Duquesne.
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  • Duquesne glanced over the documents and thrust them into his pocket.

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    Edward Elmer Smith and Lee Hawkins Garby
  • I'll take my men off Duquesne, now that we've linked him up with Steel.

    The Skylark of Space

    Edward Elmer Smith and Lee Hawkins Garby
  • "I have nothing to say about her, she's not mine," responded Duquesne with a shrug.

    The Skylark of Space

    Edward Elmer Smith and Lee Hawkins Garby
  • "We've got to hand it to them," responded Duquesne, admiringly.

    The Skylark of Space

    Edward Elmer Smith and Lee Hawkins Garby
  • But half of me, you see, is Duquesne, and the Duquesnes were generous providers.

    The Wall Between

    Sara Ware Bassett
  • The French finished their fort, which they called Duquesne (doo-cané).

    George Washington Calista McCabe Courtenay
  • Duquesne leaped for the educator and handed Loring a headset.

    Skylark Three Edward Elmer Smith
  • Duquesne's voice was cold, his black brows were drawn together.

    Skylark Three Edward Elmer Smith
  • You know that needle on Duquesne hasn't been working for quite a while?

    Skylark Three Edward Elmer Smith
  • "There, we can see what they're doing now," and Duquesne anchored the vessel with an attractor.

    Skylark Three Edward Elmer Smith

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