Share this entry

Share this page

Foch, Ferdinand

Line breaks: Fer¦di|nand Foch
Pronunciation: /fɒʃ

Definition of Foch, Ferdinand in English:

( 1851–1929), French general. He supported the use of offensive warfare which resulted in many of his 20th Corps being killed in August 1914. He was later the senior French representative at the Armistice negotiations.

Definition of Foch, Ferdinand in:

Share this entry

Share this page


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day quintillion
Pronunciation: kwɪnˈtɪljən
a thousand raised to the power of six…