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Dunois

[ dy-nwa ]
/ düˈnwa /
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noun

Jean [zhahn], /ʒɑ̃/, Comte de, "Bastard of Orleans", 1403?–68, French military leader: relieved by Joan of Arc and her troops when besieged at Orleans.

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Dunois
/ (French dynwa) /

noun

Jean (ʒɑ̃), Comte de Dunois, known as the Bastard of Orléans. ?1403–68, French military commander, who defended Orléans against the English until the siege was raised by Joan of Arc (1429)
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