- Jean Bap·tiste [zhahn ba-teest] /ʒɑ̃ baˈtist/, 1753–1800, French general.
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Two days later Kleber marched with his division for Damietta.At Aboukir and Acre
George Alfred Henty
He advanced to cross; Kleber and Savary in vain tried to stop him.
"Dr. Kleber doesn't know any more about it than I do," returned her mother.The English Orphans
Mary Jane Holmes
Five armies moved forward simultaneously, that commanded by Kleber consisting of the veteran battalions of Mayence.
Kleber had also been fiercely attacked, but had also, though with much difficulty, repulsed his assailants.
- Jean Baptiste (ʒɑ̃ batist). 1753–1800, French general, who succeeded Napoleon as commander in Egypt (1799); assassinated
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