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Mu·rat

 (myo͝o-rä′, mü-), Joachim 1767-1815.
French marshal who aided Napoleon's coup d'état (1799) and was appointed king of Naples (1808).
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Murat

(French myra)
n
(Biography) Joachim (ʒɔaʃɛ̃). 1767-1815, French marshal, during the Napoleonic Wars; king of Naples (1808–15)
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Mu•rat1

(myʊˈræ, -ˈrɑ)

n.
Joachim, 1767?–1815, French marshal: king of Naples 1808–15.

Mu•rat2

(mʊˈrɑt)

n.
a river in E Turkey, flowing W to the Euphrates. 425 mi. (685 km) long. Also called Mu•rad Su (mʊˈrɑd ˈsu)
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Smith, who writes books on European military history, provides 99 plates from the work of military illustrator Henri Boisselier depicting the uniforms of the army and navy of the Kingdom of Naples, under King Joachim Murat from 1806 to 1815.
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