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Milhaud

[mee-yoh, mee-oh] /miˈyoʊ, miˈoʊ/
noun
1.
Darius
[da-ryys] /daˈryüs/ (Show IPA),
1892–1974, French composer, in U.S. from 1940.
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  • Milhaud's Heavy Dragoons, with the 4th Lancers, came up at a gallop.

  • He tore off General Milhaud's epaulettes, which he flung into Foy's face.

    Burlesques William Makepeace Thackeray
  • Milhaud's brigade,' said I. And with that he turned away, and we could hear him laughing long after he galloped off.

  • It was for the most part under the command of Milhaud, but the rear of it was under the command of Desnoettes.

    Waterloo Hilaire Belloc
  • The right wing of the second general French line was formed of Milhaud's corps, consisting of two divisions of heavy cavalry.

  • Milhaud, A. La lutte des classes travers l'histoire et la politique.

    Syndicalism in France Louis Levine
  • While the English were wheeling off triumphantly, they were met by a brigade of Milhaud's cuirassiers.

  • A better reason still decided Napoleon so to risk a very desperate chance, and to hurl Kellerman upon the heels of Milhaud.

    Waterloo Hilaire Belloc
  • At the village of Milhaud, near Nismes, the inhabitants were frequently forced to pay large sums to avoid being pillaged.

  • Milhaud has joined Kellermann; they form an illimitable multitude of horses, breastplates, plumes and shining weapons.

    Tales of Two Countries Alexander Kielland
British Dictionary definitions for Milhaud

Milhaud

/French mijo/
noun
1.
Darius (darjys). 1892–1974, French composer; member of Les Six. A notable exponent of polytonality, his large output includes operas, symphonies, ballets, string quartets, and songs
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