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Montcalm

[mont-kahm; French mawn-kalm] /mɒntˈkɑm; French mɔ̃ˈkalm/
noun
1.
Louis Joseph
[lwee zhaw-zef] /lwi ʒɔˈzɛf/ (Show IPA),
1712–59, French general in Canada.
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  • Just behind the court house is the bay where Montcalm landed his cannon, and where his entrenchments began.

    The Hudson Wallace Bruce
  • Let us go to Montcalm, and demand admission: he dare not deny a child the boon.

    The Last of the Mohicans James Fenimore Cooper
  • I thought that Montcalm would have waited for Vaudreuil, but no.

  • Through the night, meanwhile, Montcalm and his men had been working like demons.

    Fort Amity Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • Montreal was reached on September 6th and Montcalm stayed there four days.

  • Montcalm dispatches Lvis to Montreal with eight hundred men.

  • The victory was marred by horrible Indian atrocities on the English prisoners of war, which Montcalm was unable to prevent.

  • Montcalm defended the city with about seven thousand Frenchmen and Indians.

    The Land We Live In Henry Mann
  • General Montcalm, resting his faith in superior numbers, risked a battle outside the fortifications.

    Legends of The Kaw Carrie de Voe
  • Montcalm waited for some rebuttal from his supporters, but none was forthcoming.

    The Gift Bearer Charles Louis Fontenay
British Dictionary definitions for Montcalm

Montcalm

/mɒntˈkɑːm; French mɔ̃kalm/
noun
1.
Louis Joseph (lwi ʒozɛf), Marquis de Montcalm de Saint-Véran. 1712–59, French general in Canada (1756); killed in Quebec by British forces under General Wolfe
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