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André

[ahn-drey or for 1, an-dree; for 2 also French ahn-drey] /ˈɑn dreɪ or for 1, ˈæn dri; for 2 also French ɑ̃ˈdreɪ/
noun
1.
John, 1751–80, British major hanged as a spy by the Americans in the Revolutionary War: plotted the betrayal of West Point with Benedict Arnold.
2.
a male given name, French form of Andrew.
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  • Gradually silence was restored, and at last andre Louis was able to proceed.

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  • andre and his late antagonist soon found themselves in an office evidently sacred to some one high up in the police.

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  • Here at least was an argument in andre's favour, thought she.

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  • andre ran after him, but Gaston was too quick, and he returned to the studio in anything but an amiable temper.

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British Dictionary definitions for andre

André

/ˈɑːndreɪ; ˈændrɪ/
noun
1.
John. 1751–80, British major who was hanged as a spy for conspiring with Benedict Arnold during the War of American Independence
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