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Kléber

[kley-ber] /kleɪˈbɛr/
noun
1.
Jean Baptiste
[zhahn ba-teest] /ʒɑ̃ baˈtist/ (Show IPA),
1753–1800, French general.
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  • The appearance of kleber at the head of the army which had defended Mainz had already turned the scale.

  • Two days later kleber marched with his division for Damietta.

    At Aboukir and Acre George Alfred Henty
  • kleber marched with great rapidity, passed through Nantes without stopping, and established himself at the camp of Saint Georges.

    No Surrender! G. A. Henty
  • He advanced to cross; kleber and Savary in vain tried to stop him.

    No Surrender! G. A. Henty
  • kleber's veterans, however, preserved their coolness, and for a time the issue was doubtful.

    No Surrender! G. A. Henty
  • Five armies moved forward simultaneously, that commanded by kleber consisting of the veteran battalions of Mayence.

    No Surrender! G. A. Henty
  • "Dr. kleber doesn't know any more about it than I do," returned her mother.

    The English Orphans Mary Jane Holmes
  • kleber was determined to bring the Sheikhs in guilty in any case, and upbraided them with being double-faced.

  • Their loss had indeed been extremely heavy, kleber's division alone having lost over a thousand men.

    No Surrender! G. A. Henty
  • After the death of kleber the command of the army devolved upon General Menou.

British Dictionary definitions for kleber

Kléber

/French klebɛr/
noun
1.
Jean Baptiste (ʒɑ̃ batist). 1753–1800, French general, who succeeded Napoleon as commander in Egypt (1799); assassinated
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