[ flœ-ree ]
/ flœˈri /
An·dré Her·cule de [ahn-drey er-kyl duh] /ɑ̃ˈdreɪ ɛrˈkül də/, 1653–1743, French cardinal and statesman.
Claude [klohd] /kloʊd/, 1640–1723, French ecclesiastical historian.
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British Dictionary definitions for andre fleury
/ (French flœri) /
André Hercule de (ɑ̃dre ɛrkyl də). 1653–1743, French cardinal and statesman: Louis XV's chief adviser and virtual ruler of France (1726–43)
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