eugene, prince


Prince (François Eugène de Savoie-Carignan) 1663–1736, Austrian general, born in France. Unabridged
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Eugène (French øʒɛn)
Prince, title of François Eugène de Savoie-Carignan. 1663--1736, Austrian general, born in France: with Marlborough defeated the French at Blenheim (1704), Oudenaarde (1708), and Malplaquet (1709)

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Word Origin & History

male proper name, from Fr. Eugène, from L. Eugenius, from Gk. Eugenios, from eugenes "well-born" (see eugenics).
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