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Marion, Francis

Pronunciation: /ˈmarēən/
(Circa 1732–1795), American Revolutionary commander; known as the Swamp Fox. An innovator of guerrilla warfare, he commanded militia troops in South Carolina, where they evaded the British by hiding in swamps and woods.

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Syllabification: Mar·i·on, Francis

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