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[mee-yoh, mee-oh]
  1. Da·rius [da-ryys] /daˈryüs/, 1892–1974, French composer, in U.S. from 1940.
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Historical Examples

  • Milhaud's Heavy Dragoons, with the 4th Lancers, came up at a gallop.

    Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 2 (of 2)

    Charles Lever

  • He tore off General Milhaud's epaulettes, which he flung into Foy's face.


    William Makepeace Thackeray

  • Milhaud's brigade,' said I. And with that he turned away, and we could hear him laughing long after he galloped off.

  • It was for the most part under the command of Milhaud, but the rear of it was under the command of Desnoettes.


    Hilaire Belloc

  • The right wing of the second general French line was formed of Milhaud's corps, consisting of two divisions of heavy cavalry.

British Dictionary definitions for milhaud


  1. Darius (darjys). 1892–1974, French composer; member of Les Six. A notable exponent of polytonality, his large output includes operas, symphonies, ballets, string quartets, and songs
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