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Enghien, d'

[dahn-gan] /dɑ̃ˈgɛ̃/
noun
1.
Duc
[dyk] /dük/ (Show IPA),
(Louis Antoine Henry de Bourbon-Condé) 1772–1804, French prince: executed by Napoleon I.
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  • But no obstacle could check the impetuosity of the Duke of enghien.

    The Thirty Years War, Complete Friedrich Schiller
  • The Duke of enghien, who had received the news, had kept it secret.

    A Popular History of France From The Earliest Times Francois Pierre Guillaume Guizot
  • enghien was seated at a table, from which he rose as Hector entered.

    Won by the Sword G.A. Henty
  • enghien fell ill and was forced to return to France, leaving Turenne in command.

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  • enghien was at the age of twenty-two of a striking rather than a handsome figure.

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  • At the same time, I may tell you at once, that in this matter I am heart and soul with enghien.

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  • Hector rode with the group of young nobles who followed enghien.

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  • enghien, however, was deaf to his advice, and refused to acknowledge his authority.

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  • Hector returned to the spot where his horses were picketed with those of enghien's staff.

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  • enghien commanded the cavalry on the right wing, with Gassion as second in command.

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