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[mont-kahm; French mawn-kalm]
  1. Louis Jo·seph [lwee zhaw-zef] /lwi ʒɔˈzɛf/, 1712–59, French general in Canada.
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Historical Examples of montcalm

  • Let us go to Montcalm, and demand admission: he dare not deny a child the boon.

    The Last of the Mohicans

    James Fenimore Cooper

  • Through the night, meanwhile, Montcalm and his men had been working like demons.

    Fort Amity

    Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

  • That night—August 9—the vanquished English camp with Montcalm's forces.

  • Montcalm dispatches Lvis to Montreal with eight hundred men.

  • Was it a feint to draw Montcalm's men away from the east side?

British Dictionary definitions for montcalm


  1. Louis Joseph (lwi ʒozɛf), Marquis de Montcalm de Saint-Véran. 1712–59, French general in Canada (1756); killed in Quebec by British forces under General Wolfe
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