Example sentences for: deveaux

How can you use “deveaux” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Though vastly outnumbered and outgunned, Deveaux employed elaborate ruses with his little boats to convince the Spanish defenders that his force was overpowering.

  • Deveaux was the first of some 7,000 loyalists who, with slaves and the promise of land grants, came to the Bahamas from the southern American colonies in the wake of the English defeat in the Revolutionary War.

  • Lieutenant-Colonel Andrew Deveaux, a loyalist from South Carolina, sailed from Florida with six ships, picked up men and fishing boats at Harbour Island and Eleuthera, and “invaded” Nassau.

  • As a reward for his efforts, Deveaux was given acreage on both New Providence and Cat Island.


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