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Wallenstein

[ wol-uhn-stahyn; for 1 also German vahl-uhn-shtahyn ]
/ ˈwɒl ənˌstaɪn; for 1 also German ˈvɑl ənˌʃtaɪn /
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noun
Also Waldstein. Al·brecht Wen·zel Eu·se·bi·us von [ahl-brekht ven-tsuhl oi-zey-bee-oos fuhn], /ˈɑl brɛxt ˈvɛn tsəl ɔɪˈzeɪ biˌʊs fən/, Duke of Fried·land [freed-land, -luhnd; German freet-lahnt], /ˈfridˌlænd, -lənd; German ˈfritˌlɑnt/, 1583–1634, Austrian general in the Thirty Years' War, born in Bohemia.
Alfred, 1898–1983, U.S. cellist and conductor.
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Wallenstein

Waldstein

/ (German ˈvalənʃtain) /

noun
Albrecht Wenzel Eusebius von (ˈalbrɛçt ˈvɛntsəl ɔyˈzeːbiʊs fɔn), duke of Friedland and Mecklenburg, prince of Sagan. 1583–1634, German general and statesman, born in Bohemia. As leader of the Hapsburg forces in the Thirty Years' War he won many successes until his defeat at Lützen (1632) by Gustavus Adolphus
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