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Dessalines

[ dey-sa-leen ]
/ deɪ saˈlin /
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noun
Jean Jacques [zhahnzhahk], /ʒɑ̃ ʒɑk/, 1758–1806, Haitian revolutionary: emperor of Haiti as Jacques I 1804–06.
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Dessalines
/ (French desalin) /

noun
Jean Jacques (ʒɑ̃ ʒɑk). ?1758–1806, emperor of Haiti (1804–06) after driving out the French; assassinated
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