[ French too-sanloo-ver-tyr ]
/ French tuˈsɛ̃ lu vɛrˈtür /
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Fran·çois Do·mi·nique [frahn-swadawmee-neek], /frɑ̃ˈswa dɔmiˈnik/, 1743–1803, Haitian patriot and leader of the Haitian Revolution slave rebellion.
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/ (French tusɛ̃ luvɛrtyr) /
Pierre Dominique (pjɛr dɔminik). ?1743–1803, Haitian revolutionary leader. He was made governor of the island by the French Revolutionary government (1794) and expelled the Spanish and British but when Napoleon I proclaimed the re-establishment of slavery he was arrested. He died in prison in France
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