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

  • Montcalm de Saint-Veran, Marquis Louis Joseph de 1712-1759. French commander in Canada during the French and Indian War. He repelled a British attack on Fort Ticonderoga (1758) and held Quebec until the Battle of the Plains of Abraham (1759), in which he and the British general James Wolfe were killed.


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