Joffre

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Joffre French field marshal who commanded the Allied armies in France during World War II (1852-1931)
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Usage

In literature:

I asked for it, and each maitre d'hotel treated me as though I had proposed we should assassinate General Joffre.
"New York Times Current History; The European War, Vol 2, No. 5, August, 1915" by Various
This was the situation at 1 o'clock on the 29th, when I received a visit from General Joffre at my headquarters.
"World's War Events, Vol. I" by Various
But where the Germans think Joffre is likely to strike is usually the place furthest from his thoughts.
"New York Times Current History; The European War, Vol 2, No. 4, July, 1915" by Various
When he took a walk, except for the companionship of Joffre, he went alone.
"Christopher and the Clockmakers" by Sara Ware Bassett
If you had shot this young Englishman, Father Joffre would have had something to say about it.
"With Haig on the Somme" by D. H. Parry
It was to be a case of "nibbling" as General Joffre calls it.
"The Red Watch" by J. A. Currie
He had just come from Joffre and he told an interesting circumstance.
"They Shall Not Pass" by Frank H. Simonds
General Joffre's thanks to the Flying Corps.
"The War in the Air; Vol. 1" by Walter Raleigh
Joffre had probably fifteen hundred thousand on the interior line of the Marne.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume I (of 8)" by Various
When General Joffre and the French army entered Alsace in August, 1914, the joy of the people knew no bounds.
"Birdseye Views of Far Lands" by James T. Nichols
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In poetry:

You wonder now I don't mind
I hadn't a hand to offer. . . .
They tell me (you know I'm blind)
'Twas Grand-Père Joffre.
"Grand-Père" by Robert W Service

In news:

Dear mother of David Trotter , Dawn (Dennis) White, Mark (Sue) Trotter , Joffre (Carrie) LaFontaine, and the late Debra Trotter .
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In science:

The weak-shear mass reconstruction techniques have been applied to wide-field camera data (UH8k, CFH12k, ESO-WFI, CTIO-MegaCam) and impressive results have started to be published on a high redshift super-cluster (Kaiser et al 1998) and on low (z < 0.1) redshift clusters (Joffre et al 2000).
Gravitational Lensing and Cluster of Galaxies
The work related to Chapter 7 is submitted for publication by Cooray, Hu, Huterer and Joffre.
Applications of Halo Approach to Non-Linear Large Scale Structure Clustering
Figure 7.2 (a) The limiting mass for a weak lensing survey (Joffre et al. in preparation) and for a SZ survey (Holder et al. 2000).
Applications of Halo Approach to Non-Linear Large Scale Structure Clustering
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