from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Maginot, André 1877-1932. French politician who as minister of war (1922-1924 and 1929-1932) proposed a line of fortification, called the Maginot Line, along France's border with Germany. Thought to be impregnable, the line was bypassed and later captured by the Germans (1940).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. French politician who proposed the Maginot Line (1877-1932)
Sorry, no etymologies found.