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Lyautey

[lyoh-te]
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noun
  1. Louis Hu·bert Gon·zalve [lwee y-ber gawn-zalv] /lwi üˈbɛr gɔ̃ˈzalv/, 1854–1934, French marshal: resident general of Morocco 1912–16, 1917–25.
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Historical Examples

  • Such were the problems that General Lyautey found awaiting him.

    In Morocco

    Edith Wharton

  • General Lyautey is quoted as having said that "a work-shop is worth a battalion."

    In Morocco

    Edith Wharton

  • Such were the swift and brilliant results of General Lyautey's intervention.

    In Morocco

    Edith Wharton

  • General Lyautey said, "A workshop is worth a battalion in Morocco."

    Fighting France

    Stephane Lauzanne

  • A moment later General Lyautey and his staff were riding in at the gates below us.

    In Morocco

    Edith Wharton


British Dictionary definitions for lyautey

Lyautey

noun
  1. Louis Hubert Gonzalve (lwi ybɛr ɡɔ̃zalv). 1854–1934, French marshal and colonial administrator; resident general in Morocco (1912–25)
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