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Bazaine

[ba-zen]
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noun
  1. Fran·çois A·chille [frahn-swa a-sheel] /frɑ̃ˈswa aˈʃil/, 1811–88, French general and marshal.
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Historical Examples

  • Was it not true that only the day before there had been a rumor that Bazaine was at Verdun?

    The Downfall

    Emile Zola

  • He had insisted that morning that the uhlans that they sighted were some of Bazaine's troops.

    The Downfall

    Emile Zola

  • "Yes, as Bazaine defended Metz—until he was starved out," said Frank.

  • News has arrived that Metz has capitulated and that Bazaine's army has surrendered.

  • They left the army to Bazaine, and the government to the ministers.

    Mexico

    Susan Hale