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

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



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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Murat, Lannes, and Rapp were at that moment in the cabinet of the First Consul.
"The honorable, the king's attorney, is informed by a friend of the throne and religion, that one Edmond Dantes, mate of the ship Pharaon, arrived this morning from Smyrna, after having touched at Naples and Porto-Ferrajo, has been intrusted by Murat with a letter for the usurper, and by the usurper with a letter for the Bonapartist committee in Paris.
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First published in French in 2011, Laure Murat's highly acclaimed work has been translated and published for an English readership.