Dessalines

Dessalines

[dey-sa-leen]
noun
Jean Jacques [zhahn zhahk] , 1758–1806, Haitian revolutionary: emperor of Haiti as Jacques I 1804–06.
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Dessalines (French desalin)
 
n
Jean Jacques (ʒɑ̃ ʒɑk). ?1758--1806, emperor of Haiti (1804--06) after driving out the French; assassinated

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