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Dupleix

[ dy-pleks ]
/ düˈplɛks /
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noun

Jo·seph Fran·çois [zhoh-zef frahn-swa] /ʒoʊˈzɛf frɑ̃ˈswa/, Marquis,1697–1763, French colonial governor of India 1724–54.
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Dupleix

/ (French dyplɛks) /

noun

Marquis Joseph François (ʒozɛf frɑ̃swa). 1697–1763, French governor general in India (1742–54). His plan to establish a French empire in India was frustrated by Clive
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