- Ma·rie Ed·mé Pa·trice Mau·rice [ma-ree ed-mey pa-trees moh-rees] /maˈri ˈɛd meɪ paˈtris moʊˈris/, Count deDuke of Magenta, 1808–93, president of France 1873–79.
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He had been succeeded by MacMahon, a good, brave man, but a cipher.My Double Life
But Miss Macmahon did not understand that significant glance.Henry Dunbar
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Mrs. MacMahon softened and asked what food her guest desired.
When Mrs. MacMahon had gone the girl held her breath to listen.
The republic was possible with MacMahon, for after all he was a personality.France and the Republic
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- Marie Edme Patrice Maurice (mari ɛdmə patris mɔris), Comte de Macmahon. 1808–93, French military commander. He commanded the troops that suppressed the Paris Commune (1871) and was elected president of the Third Republic (1873–79)