biographical name

Des·​sa·​lines ˌdā-sə-ˈlēn How to pronounce Dessalines (audio)
Jean-Jacques 1758?–1806 emperor as Jacques I ˈzhäk How to pronounce Dessalines (audio) of Haiti (1804–06)

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“Dessalines.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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