[ kaw-lee-nyee ]
/ kɔ liˈnyi /
Gas·pard de [ga-sparduh], /gaˈspar də/, 1519–72, French admiral and Huguenot leader.
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How to use Coligny in a sentence
Admiral Coligny accompanied the party in order that his presence might ensure them due respect at the Louvre.
In France these people were called Hugue-nots, and among them was a nobleman named Coligny (co-leenye).
Religious troubles had, as we have also seen, led Coligny to try to plant colonies in Carolina and Florida.
Coligny heard in Normandy the report of the atrocious charges that had been wrung from Poltrot.
British Dictionary definitions for Coligny
Gaspard de (ɡaspar də), Seigneur de Châtillon. 1519–72, French Huguenot leader
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