Labourdonnais sentence example
- The Company was fortunate in having several able men as governors of its colony, especially the celebrated Mahe de Labourdonnais (q.v.), who made sugar planting the main industry of the inhabitants.'
- Labourdonnais also promoted the planting of cotton and indigo, and is remembered as the most enlightened and best of all the French governors.
- Dependent upon Mauritius and forming part of the colony are a number of small islands scattered over a large Labourdonnais is credited by several writers with the introduction of the sugar cane into the island.