What does burgoyne mean?

burgoyne meaning in General Dictionary

British general within the United states Revolution who captured Fort Ticonderoga but destroyed the struggle of Saratoga in 1777 (1722-1792)

Sentence Examples with the word burgoyne

But on the 6th of February 1778, after the news of the defeat and surrender of Burgoyne had reached Europe, a treaty of alliance and a treaty of amity and commerce between France and the United States were signed at Paris by Franklin, Deane and Lee.

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