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Rochambeau

[raw-shahn-boh]
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  1. Jean Bap·tiste Do·na·tien de Vi·meur [zhahn ba-teest daw-na-syan duh vee-mœr] /ʒɑ̃ baˈtist dɔ naˈsyɛ̃ də viˈmœr/, Count de,1725–1807, French general: marshal of France 1791–1807; commander of the French army in the American Revolution.
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  • “Is it possible that Rochambeau should be in the way,” asked Thérèse.

    The Hour and the Man

    Harriet Martineau

  • It was the very reason why my husband told me that Rochambeau was so near.

    The Hour and the Man

    Harriet Martineau

  • "These people are at the end of their resources," wrote Rochambeau in March.

  • After breakfast, Washington went on with Rochambeau to the fort.

    George Washington

    Calista McCabe Courtenay

  • It lives because it fought at Yorktown side by side with Rochambeau and his Frenchmen.