armand jean du plessis duc de


[rish-uh-loo; French reeshuh-lyœ]
Armand Jean du Plessis [ar-mahn zhahn dy ple-see] , Duc de, 1585–1642, French cardinal and statesman.
a river in SE Canada, in Quebec, flowing N from Lake Champlain to the St. Lawrence. 210 miles (340 km) long. Unabridged
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Richelieu (ˈrɪʃəˌljɜː, French riʃəljø)
Armand Jean du Plessis (armɑ̃ ʒɑ̃ dy plɛsi). 1585--1642, French statesman and cardinal, principal minister to Louis XIII and virtual ruler of France (1624--42). He destroyed the power of the Huguenots and strengthened the crown in France and the role of France in Europe

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