Maurice of Nassau
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Mau·rice of Nassau(môr′ĭs, mŏr′-)Prince of Orange. 1567-1625.
Dutch general and politician whose strategic and material improvements to the Dutch army led to the repulsion of Spanish forces from Dutch territory (1590-1609).
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Mau′rice of Nas′sau(ˈmɔr ɪs, ˈmɒr-, mɔˈris)
1567–1625, Dutch statesman.
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