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Lyautey

[lyoh-te] /lyoʊˈtɛ/
noun
1.
Louis Hubert Gonzalve
[lwee y-ber gawn-zalv] /lwi üˈbɛr gɔ̃ˈzalv/ (Show IPA),
1854–1934, French marshal: resident general of Morocco 1912–16, 1917–25.
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  • Such were the swift and brilliant results of General Lyautey's intervention.

    In Morocco Edith Wharton
  • Such were the problems that General Lyautey found awaiting him.

    In Morocco Edith Wharton
  • General Lyautey is quoted as having said that "a work-shop is worth a battalion."

    In Morocco Edith Wharton
  • General Lyautey said, "A workshop is worth a battalion in Morocco."

    Fighting France Stephane Lauzanne
  • A moment later General Lyautey and his staff were riding in at the gates below us.

    In Morocco Edith Wharton
  • The military danger overcome, General Lyautey began his great task of civilian administration.

    In Morocco Edith Wharton
  • General Lyautey declared that he would abandon nothing and advised the French Government to that effect.

    Fighting France Stephane Lauzanne
  • When the war broke out General Lyautey indeed tried for a time to keep him at his side.

    Fields of Victory Mrs. Humphry Ward
British Dictionary definitions for Lyautey

Lyautey

/French ljotɛ/
noun
1.
Louis Hubert Gonzalve (lwi ybɛr ɡɔ̃zalv). 1854–1934, French marshal and colonial administrator; resident general in Morocco (1912–25)
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