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Canrobert

[kahn-raw-ber]
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noun
  1. Fran·çois Cer·tain [frahn-swa ser-tan] /frɑ̃ˈswa sɛrˈtɛ̃/, 1809–95, French marshal.
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  • Canrobert declined the proposed mission on the plea of ill-health.

    Camps, Quarters and Casual Places

    Archibald Forbes

  • I went next to Marshal Canrobert's, and there I had a great surprise.

    My Double Life

    Sarah Bernhardt

  • They forget the example of Canrobert and Pellisier, in the Crimea.

  • Canrobert grew livid, and shouted, planting his horse in the midst of us.

    Sac-Au-Dos

    Joris Karl Huysmans

  • There never was a greater admirer of the English soldier than Canrobert.

    An Englishman in Paris

    Albert D. (Albert Dresden) Vandam