- Jean Bap·tiste Le Moyne [zhahn ba-teest luh-mwan] /ʒɑ̃ baˈtist ləˈmwan/, Sieur de [syœr duh] /syœr də/, 1680–1768, French governor of Louisiana.
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Historical Examples of bienville
These early years were full of anxiety and harassment to Bienville.
The situation was much graver than Bienville seemed to apprehend.
Other difficulties were in store for the unfortunate Bienville.
All this looked like playing with fire to the Sieur de Bienville.
But the Sieur de Bienville did not want any such great change.