Ma·rie Ed·mé Pa·trice Mau·rice [ma-ree-ed-mey pa-treesmoh-rees], /maˈri ˈɛd meɪ paˈtris moʊˈris/, Count de Duke of Magenta, 1808–93, president of France 1873–79.
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How to use MacMahon in a sentence
Dufaure was then called back to office, and his moderate republican ministry lasted for the remainder of the MacMahon presidency.
Here we learned that we were under orders to join MacMahon's army at once.With an Ambulance During the Franco-German War | Charles Edward Ryan
The parades took place in the vicinity of Fort MacMahon, which had been used by the Germans as quarters for prisoners of war.The Story of the "9th King's" in France | Enos Herbert Glynne Roberts
MacMahon was compelled to fall back upon Saverne, and thence to Toul.
MacMahon greatly distinguished himself in the Italian campaign of 1859.
British Dictionary definitions for Macmahon
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)
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