Talleyrand-Périgord

[ tal-uh-rand-per-i-gawr; French ta-le-rahn-pey-ree-gawr ]
/ ˈtæl əˌrændˈpɛr ɪˌgɔr; French ta lɛ rɑ̃ peɪ riˈgɔr /

noun

Charles Mau·rice de [sharl moh-rees duh], /ʃarl moʊˈris də/, Prince de Bé·né·vent [duh bey-ney-vahn], /də beɪ neɪˈvɑ̃/, 1754–1838, French statesman.

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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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