[ rets; French rets ]
/ rɛts; French rɛts /
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Gilles de La·val [zheel duhla-val], /ʒil də laˈval/, Baron de, 1404?–40, French marshal: executed for child murder.
Jean Fran·çois Paul de Gon·di [zhahnfrahn-swapawl duhgawn-dee], /ʒɑ̃ frɑ̃ˈswa pɔl də gɔ̃ˈdi/, Cardinal de, 1614–79, French politician and clergyman.
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How to use Retz in a sentence
You are right as to yourself, Albert; for they have given you the ancient title and duchy of de Retz.Catherine de' Medici|Honore de Balzac
Really, de Retz, you are a connoisseur—the choice is perfection, just right—perfectly balanced.The Woman Gives|Owen Johnson
The infamous Count de Retz, Catharine's favorite, succeeded him as governor.History of the Rise of the Huguenots|Henry Baird
I have finished these memoirs; a book which counterbalances, from the political standpoint, the memoirs of Cardinal de Retz.Memoirs of the Duchesse de Dino v.2/3, 1836-1840|Duchesse De Dino
In the Earl's chamber on the third floor was lodged the Marshal de Retz.The Black Douglas|S. R. Crockett
British Dictionary definitions for Retz
/ (French rets) /
Gilles de Retz See Rais
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