Estaing, d'

[ des-tan ]
/ dɛsˈtɛ̃ /

noun

Charles Hec·tor [sharl ek-tawr] /ʃarl ɛkˈtɔr/,1729–94, French admiral.

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Example sentences from the Web for estaing

  • The gallant Pulaski was among the slain, and Estaing received two severe wounds.

  • Estaing arrived off the harbour of Newport on the 29th of July, and had a conference with Sullivan.

  • When Estaing arrived at Paris, early in 1780, after his defeat at Savannah, he gave similar advice.