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Moltke

[ mawlt-kuh ]
/ ˈmɔlt kə /
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noun

Hel·muth Karl [hel-moot kahrl], /ˈhɛl mut kɑrl/, 1800–91, Prussian field marshal: chief of staff 1858–88.
his nephew, Helmuth Jo·han·nes [yoh-hah-nuhs], /yoʊˈhɑ nəs/, Count von, 1848–1916, German general: chief of staff 1906–14.

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Moltke
/ (German ˈmɔltkə) /

noun

Count Helmuth Johannes Ludwig von (ˈhɛlmuːt joˈhanəs ˈluːtvɪç fɔn). 1848–1916, German general; chief of the German general staff (1906–14)
his uncle Count Helmuth Karl Bernhard von (ˈhɛlmuːt karl ˈbɛrnhart fɔn). 1800–91, German field marshal; chief of the Prussian general staff (1858–88)
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