Joffre

[ zhawf-ruh ]
/ ˈʒɔf rə /

noun

Jo·seph Jacques Cé·saire [zhaw-zef zhahk sey-zer], /ʒɔˈzɛf ʒɑk seɪˈzɛr/, 1852–1931, French general in World War I.

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Joffre
/ (French ʒɔfrə) /

noun

Joseph Jacques Césaire (ʒozɛf ʒak sezɛr). 1852–1931, French marshal. He commanded the French army (1914–16) and was largely responsible for the Allies' victory at the Marne (1914), which halted the German advance on Paris
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