[ ba-zen ]

  1. Fran·çois A·chille [frahn-swaa-sheel], /frɑ̃ˈswa aˈʃil/, 1811–88, French general and marshal.

Words Nearby Bazaine Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use Bazaine in a sentence

  • Of Bazaine he says, "In clinging to Metz he acted like one who, when the ship is foundering, should lay hold of the anchor."

    1914 | John French, Viscount of Ypres
  • Bazaine was surrounded at Metz; and the capitulation of Sedan capped the climax of so many disasters.

    Other People's Money | Emile Gaboriau
  • That time had gone by when Bazaine had let himself be locked up in Metz.

    A Tatter of Scarlet | S. R. Crockett
  • The wording of Bazaine's order dispenses with any speculation on this point.

    The Franco-German War of 1870-71 | Count Helmuth, von Moltke
  • Maximilian at once gave orders for departure, and wrote to Bazaine that he was about to leave Mexico.

    Mexico | Susan Hale