Ni·co·las Jean de Dieu [nee-kaw-lahzhahnduhdyœ], /ni kɔˈlɑ ʒɑ̃ də dyœ/, Duke of Dalmatia, 1769–1851, French marshal.
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How to use Soult in a sentence
Under his rough exterior Soult hid great powers of business, a keen perspicacity, and much tact.
The consequence of this was far-reaching, for Victor, like Ney, refused in future to work in conjunction with Soult.
Soult, by every effort of voice and gesture, attempted to force his veterans to face the foe, but in vain.
Wellington himself bore testimony to Soult's virtues, maintaining that of the Marshals he was second only to Massna.
Soult then retired to his country estate at Villeneuve-l'tang, near Saint Cloud.
British Dictionary definitions for Soult
Nicolas Jean de Dieu (nikɔlɑ ʒɑ̃ də dyø). 1769–1851, French marshal under Napoleon I. Under Louis-Philippe he was minister of war (1830–34; 1840–44)
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