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Jof·fre(zhôf′rə), Joseph Jacques Césaire 1852-1931.
French field marshal who commanded the Allied armies in France in World War I.
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(Biography) Joseph Jacques Césaire (ʒozɛf ʒak sezɛr). 1852–1931, French marshal. He commanded the French army (1914–16) and was largely responsible for the Allies' victory at the Marne (1914), which halted the German advance on Paris
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Joseph Jacques Césaire, 1852–1931, French general in World War I.
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