follow Dictionary.com

Denotation vs. Connotation

Bazaine

[ba-zen] /baˈzɛn/
noun
1.
François Achille
[frahn-swa a-sheel] /frɑ̃ˈswa aˈʃil/ (Show IPA),
1811–88, French general and marshal.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for Bazaine
Historical Examples
  • Bazaine sought to withdraw his troops, since withdraw they must, in as orderly a manner as possible.

    Mexico Susan Hale
  • Was it not true that only the day before there had been a rumor that Bazaine was at Verdun?

    The Downfall Emile Zola
  • Bazaine was forced into that fortress, and was so hemmed in that he had to surrender with 170,000 men.

  • News has arrived that Metz has capitulated and that Bazaine's army has surrendered.

  • He considered the "masterly inactivity" of Bazaine as an inspiration of genius.

    An Englishman in Paris Albert D. (Albert Dresden) Vandam
  • They left the army to Bazaine, and the government to the ministers.

    Mexico Susan Hale
  • Then, at least three times a week we kill a Prussian Prince, and "an army" relieves Bazaine.

  • He gave some credence to the report of General Bazaine's bold march.

    Lord Lyons: A Record of British Diplomacy Thomas Wodehouse Legh Newton
  • Bazaine was soon forced to surrender and Paris to capitulate.

    Invention Bradley A. Fiske
  • After the war Bazaine was condemned to death, by court-martial, for treason.

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Bazaine

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Bazaine

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for bazaine