[ muh-see-nuh ]
/ məˈsi nə /
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a city in N New York, on the St. Lawrence River.
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Other definitions for Massena (2 of 2)
[ ma-sey-na ]
/ ma seɪˈna /
An·dré [ahn-drey], /ɑ̃ˈdreɪ/, Duc de Ri·vo·li [French ree-vaw-lee; Italian ree-vaw-lee] /French ri vɔˈli; Italian ˈri vɔ li/ and Prince d'Ess·ling [des-ling], /ˈdɛs lɪŋ/, 1758–1817, French marshal under Napoleon I.
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How to use Massena in a sentence
All Massena's sick and wounded, and his heavy baggage are there.
Again Massena delayed, and it was not until the 18th of August that the siege was begun.
Wilson and Miller were to harass Massena's right flank and rear.
Reinforced by fresh troops, Massena turned fiercely to the relief of Almeida, which Wellington had besieged.History of the English People, Volume VIII (of 8)|John Richard Green
On Massena's side it illustrates the important lesson that faulty information may easily be ruinous.Battles of English History|H. B. (Hereford Brooke) George
British Dictionary definitions for Massena
/ (French masena) /
André (ɑ̃dre), Prince d'Essling. 1758–1817, French marshal under Napoleon I: victories at Saorgio (1794), Loano (1795), Rivoli (1797), Zürich (1799), and Caldiero (1805): defeated by Wellington in the Peninsular War (1810–11)
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