American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Turenne, Vicomte de. Title of Henri de La Tour d'Auvergne. 1611-1675. French military leader noted for his campaigns in France and Italy (1635-1642) during the Thirty Years' War and for his victory in the Battle of the Dunes (1658).
“Once when they were wading though a deep morass, some of the younger soldiers complained; but the elder ones answered, Depend upon it, Turenne is more concerned than we are.”
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“Unfortunately (although perhaps not surprisingly) the cuts affect a number of writers who cover books: Lynell George, Scott Timberg and Veronique de Turenne.”
“He guarded the fort with his troops and the following leaders: Gaston of Bearn with his men; Viscount Peter of Castillon; Viscount Raymond of Turenne; William of Montpellier; Gouffier of Lastours; Peter Raymond of Hautpoul; and William of Sabran.”
“Turenne, originally from Fort Lauderdale, was considered the top junior-college player in America.”
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“Turenne was adored by his soldiers because he tolerated pillage; evil permitted constitutes part of goodness.”
“Turenne was so good that he allowed the Palatinate to be delivered over to fire and blood.”
“Bouillon, of the house of Turenne, Sovereign Prince of Sedan, and addressed him as follows:”
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