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Comines

or Com·mines

[kaw-meen]
noun
  1. Phi·lippe de [fee-leep duh] /fiˈlip də/, 1445?–1511?, French historian and diplomat.
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Examples from the Web for comines

Historical Examples

  • Comines was one of the most enlightened statesmen of his time.

    The History of England from the Accession of James II.

    Thomas Babington Macaulay

  • The estimate by Comines of the two armies is admitted to be a fair one.

  • Comines calls this soldier "Cohin," in the oldest texts "Colpin."

    Anne of Geierstein

    Walter Scott

  • The treachery of Campobasso is recorded in Comines's sixth-ninth chapter.

    Anne of Geierstein

    Walter Scott

  • These particulars are fully related by Comines in his Memoires, liv.

    Quentin Durward

    Sir Walter Scott


British Dictionary definitions for comines

Comines

Commines

noun
  1. Philippe de (filip də). ?1447–?1511, French diplomat and historian, noted for his Mémoires (1489–98)
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