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[lood-n-dawrf] /ˈlud nˌdɔrf/
Erich Friedrich Wilhelm von
[ey-rikh free-drikh vil-helm fuh n] /ˈeɪ rɪx ˈfri drɪx ˈvɪl hɛlm fən/ (Show IPA),
1865–1937, German general. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • He was much more staid and quiet than Ludendorff, nor was he so sensitive to public opinion as the latter.

    In the World War Count Ottokar Czernin
  • And then, Ludendorff had framed the revolution—actually manufactured it.

    Erik Dorn Ben Hecht
  • Ludendorff claims, quite justly, that it was in accordance with the laws of war.

    Now It Can Be Told Philip Gibbs
  • What if Ludendorff had known just what Foch was going to do, Sergeant?

  • That crisis, however, was safely survived by Ludendorff, who remained supreme.

  • Ludendorff, on his side, knew that he must hold the hinge of the door.

  • Ludendorff's great offensive had failed and had turned to ruin.

    Now It Can Be Told Philip Gibbs
  • Ludendorff, sword in hand, took Liége, accompanied by a couple of men!

    In the World War Count Ottokar Czernin
  • On March 21, 1918, Ludendorff launched his great offensive against the British army.

    Foch the Man Clara E. Laughlin
  • In fact it was a stern ultimatum sent by Ludendorff that brought the wavering Carl back to his allegiance.

British Dictionary definitions for Ludendorff


/German ˈluːdəndɔrf/
Erich Friedrich Wilhelm von (ˈeːrɪç ˈfriːdrɪç ˈvɪlhɛlm fɔn). 1865–1937, German general, Hindenburg's aide in World War I
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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