Maginot

[ mazh-uh-noh; French ma-zhee-noh ]
/ ˈmæʒ əˌnoʊ; French ma ʒiˈnoʊ /

noun

André,1877–1932, French minister of war 1929–32: backed construction of Maginot Line.
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Examples from the Web for maginot

  • She was first married to Maginot, and afterwards to Jules Delaherche.

    A Zola Dictionary|J. G. Patterson
  • Hitler would never dare attack the Maginot Line, and eventually the war would just peter out.

    Dave Dawson at Dunkirk|Robert Sydney Bowen