Petain



[pey-tan] /peɪˈtɛ̃/

noun
1.
Henri Philippe Omer
[ahn-ree fee-leep aw-mer] /ɑ̃ˈri fiˈlip ɔˈmɛr/ (Show IPA), 1856–1951, marshal of France: premier of the Vichy government 1940–44.
/French petɛ̃/
noun
1.
Henri Philippe Omer (ɑ̃ri filip ɔmɛr). 1856–1951, French marshal, noted for his victory at Verdun (1916) in World War I and his leadership of the pro-Nazi government of unoccupied France at Vichy (1940–44); imprisoned for treason (1945)

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