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Vauban

[ voh-bahn ]
/ voʊˈbɑ̃ /
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noun

Sé·bas·tien le Pres·tre de [sey-bas-tyan luh -pre-truh duh], /seɪ basˈtyɛ̃ lə ˈprɛ trə də/, 1633–1707, French military engineer and marshal.

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Vauban
/ (French vobɑ̃) /

noun

Sébastien Le Prestre de (sebastjɛ̃ lə prɛtrə də). 1633–1707, French military engineer and marshal, who greatly developed the science of fortification and devised novel siege tactics using a series of parallel trenches
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