[ boh-ri-gahrd; French bohruh-gar ]

  1. Pierre Gus·tave Tou·tant [pyergy-stavtoo-tahn], /pyɛr güˈstav tuˈtɑ̃/, 1818–93, Confederate general in the U.S. Civil War.

Words Nearby Beauregard Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Beauregard in a sentence

  • When near the town we met a man on horseback who shouted that Beauregard had opened fire on Sumter.

  • The delay had been so great that Beauregard now advised a countermarch back to Corinth.

  • His resolution was to conquer or die; and he replied to Beauregard: "We shall attack at daylight to-morrow."

  • "I shall open fire in one hour," was the last message of Beauregard, at twenty minutes past three on the morning of the 12th.

    The Boys of '61 | Charles Carleton Coffin.
  • Beauregard, the rising star of the South, came from Charleston, to reap fresh laurels at Manassas.

    The Boys of '61 | Charles Carleton Coffin.