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Barclay de Tolly

[ber-klahy duh tohl-yee; Russian buhr-klahy dyi taw-lyi] /bərˈklaɪ də ˈtoʊl yi; Russian bʌrˈklaɪ dyɪ ˈtɔ lyɪ/
noun
1.
Prince Mikhail Bogdanovich
[mi-kah-eel bog-dah-nuh-vich;; Russian myi-khuh-yeel buhg-dah-nuh-vyich] /mɪ kɑˈil bɒgˈdɑ nə vɪtʃ;; Russian myɪ xʌˈyil bʌgˈdɑ nə vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA),
1761–1818, Russian field marshal: commander in chief against Napoleon I in 1812.
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  • Already were the leading battalions of Barclay de Tolly's corps in the field, and brigade after brigade followed them.

  • Barclay de Tolly was quartered nearly three miles from the Emperor.

    War and Peace Leo Tolstoy
  • But Barclay de Tolly continued to run away from that great battle.

    Barlasch of the Guard H. S. Merriman
  • Wolzogen had come from Barclay de Tolly to report on the progress of affairs on the left flank.

    War and Peace Leo Tolstoy
  • Barclay de Tolly was twice obliged to send him away from the army.

  • In the foremost place, immediately under the icons, sat Barclay de Tolly, his high forehead merging into his bald crown.

    War and Peace Leo Tolstoy
  • Barclay de Tolly had decided to vary, for once, his tactics by staying for a day his retrograde movement.

    Moscow Fred Whishaw
  • He had proposed that plan to Barclay de Tolly and now wished to propose it to Kutuzov.

    War and Peace Leo Tolstoy
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Barclay de Tolly

/ˈbɑːklɪ də ˈtɒlɪ; Russian barˈklai də ˈtɔlj/
noun
1.
Prince Mikhail (mixaˈil). 1761–1818, Russian field marshal: commander in chief against Napoleon in 1812
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