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Wolfe, James Syllabification: Wolfe, James
Pronunciation: /wo͝olf/

Definition of Wolfe, James in English:

( 1727–59), British general. One of the leaders of the expedition sent to seize French Canada, he commanded the attack on Quebec, the French capital, in 1759. He was fatally wounded while leading his troops to victory on the Plains of Abraham.

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