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Patton

[ pat-n ]
/ ˈpæt n /
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noun
Charley Charlie Patton, 1881–1934, U.S. blues guitarist and singer.
George Smith, 1885–1945, U.S. general.
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Patton
/ (ˈpætən) /

noun
George Smith. 1885–1945, US general, who successfully developed tank warfare as an extension of cavalry tactics in World War II: captured Palermo, Sicily (1942) and much of France (1944)
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