from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th 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).


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