- Comte Her·mann Mau·rice de [er-man maw-rees duh] /ɛrˈman mɔˈris də/, 1696–1750, French military leader: marshal of France 1744.
- French name of Saxony.
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"The pass-word is Saxe; now don't forget it, Pat," said the Colonel.
“You have something of the idea, but you are not quite right, Saxe,” replied Dale.
He started off now through the snow, with Dale and Saxe following.
Saxe was as brave as most boys of his years, but this was too much for him.
“But it looks as if you could get to the top in an hour,” said Saxe.
- the French name for Saxony
- Hermann Maurice (ɛrman mɔris), comte de Saxe. 1696–1750, French marshal born in Saxony: he distinguished himself in the War of the Austrian Succession (1740–48)
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