[ dey-sa-leen ]
/ deɪ saˈlin /
Jean Jacques [zhahnzhahk], /ʒɑ̃ ʒɑk/, 1758–1806, Haitian revolutionary: emperor of Haiti as Jacques I 1804–06.
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Words nearby Dessalines
, des res
, D. ès S.
, dessert fork
, dessert knife
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How to use Dessalines in a sentence
It looked well, as Dessalines could obtain neither of his favourite paints to smear it with.
As he descended, he heard laughter and singing; and among the singing voices, the cracked pipe of old Dessalines.
This great event in the life of Jacques Dessalines did not delay his proceedings for more than half-an-hour.
I call myself your friend too,” said Dessalines, “and I declare I can comprehend nothing of it.
British Dictionary definitions for Dessalines
Jean Jacques (ʒɑ̃ ʒɑk). ?1758–1806, emperor of Haiti (1804–06) after driving out the French; assassinated
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