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Massena

[muh-see-nuh]
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noun
  1. a city in N New York, on the St. Lawrence River.

Masséna

[ma-sey-na]
noun
  1. An·dré [ahn-drey] /ɑ̃ˈdreɪ/, Duc de Ri·vo·li [French ree-vaw-lee; Italian ree-vaw-lee] /French ri vɔˈli; Italian ˈri vɔ li/and Prince d'Ess·ling [des-ling] /ˈdɛs lɪŋ/, 1758–1817, French marshal under Napoleon I.
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Examples from the Web for massena

Historical Examples

  • To Massena he writes, “Let me know if your biscuit and bread arrangements are yet completed.”

    Self-Help

    Samuel Smiles

  • With Augereau and Massena, Bernadotte is a merciless plunderer.

  • Massena enters Portugal at Almeida and marches to Lisbon and the open sea.

    The Snare

    Rafael Sabatini

  • The information obtained, no doubt on behalf of Massena, will by now be on its way to him.

    The Snare

    Rafael Sabatini

  • Massena awaits his return at Salamanca, and will continue to wait.

    The Snare

    Rafael Sabatini


British Dictionary definitions for massena

Masséna

noun
  1. André (ɑ̃dre), Prince d'Essling. 1758–1817, French marshal under Napoleon I: victories at Saorgio (1794), Loano (1795), Rivoli (1797), Zürich (1799), and Caldiero (1805): defeated by Wellington in the Peninsular War (1810–11)
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