Talleyrand-Périgord [ tal- uh-rand- per-i-gawr; French t a-le- rah n-pey- ree- gaw ] r SHOW IPA / ˈtæl əˌrændˈpɛr ɪˌgɔr; French ta lɛ rɑ̃ peɪ riˈgɔr / PHONETIC RESPELLING noun Charles Mau·rice de [sh a rl moh- d rees uh], /ʃarl moʊˈris də/, Prince de Bé·né·vent 1754–1838, [d uh bey-ney- vah], n /də beɪ neɪˈvɑ̃/, French statesman.
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How to use Talleyrand-Périgord in a sentence
To Talleyrand she said, with fine sarcasm, that only two persons regretted her having come to Tilsit—he and she.
Talleyrand once admitted that he had taken sixty millions from various German princes.
The quick wit of the Emperor remarked this annoying fact, and demanded counsel of Talleyrand.
Talleyrand was heartily sick of his inactivity, and eagerly seized the opportunity to reassert his importance.
British Dictionary definitions for Talleyrand-Périgord Talleyrand-Périgord / ( ˈtælɪˌrændˈpɛrɪɡɔː, French talɛrɑ̃periɡɔr) / noun Charles Maurice (ʃarl mɔris). 1754–1838, French statesman; foreign minister (1797–1807; 1814–15). He secretly negotiated with the Allies against Napoleon I from 1808 and was France's representative at the Congress of Vienna (1815)
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