EXAMPLES | noun Sé·bas·tien le Pres·tre de , [sey-b as- tya l n uh p-t re r d uh uh] /seɪ basˈtyɛ̃ lə ˈprɛ tr ə də/ 1633–1707, French military engineer and marshal.
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Examples from the Web for vauban Historical Examples of vauban Vauban could have escaped, but he would not leave M. Destournier.
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To obviate these disadvantages
Vauban inclined his capital some paces eastwards.
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Vauban or Cohorn of those early times. British Dictionary definitions for vauban 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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