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Vauban

[voh-bahn] /voʊˈbɑ̃/
noun
1.
Sébastien le Prestre de
[sey-bas-tyan luh pre-truh duh] /seɪ basˈtyɛ̃ lə ˈprɛ trə də/ (Show IPA),
1633–1707, French military engineer and marshal.
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Vauban

/French vobɑ̃/
noun
1.
Sébastien Le Prestre de (sebastjɛ̃ lə prɛtrə də). 1633–1707, French military engineer and marshal, who greatly developed the science of fortification and devised novel siege tactics using a series of parallel trenches
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