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Ellenborough

noun
  1. Earl of, title of Edward Law. 1780–1871, British colonial administrator: governor general of India (1742–44)
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Examples from the Web for ellenborough

Historical Examples

  • Ellenborough owed his place in the cabinet to the influence of Sidmouth.

    The Political History of England - Vol XI

    George Brodrick

  • His Majesty talked in high terms of Ellenborough and of Mansfield.

    The Greville Memoirs

    Charles C. F. Greville

  • In the course of the proceedings Lord Ellenborough more than once interfered.

    Old and New London

    Walter Thornbury

  • Miss Ellenborough presided at the doughnuts and Mrs. G. Clef poured.

    The So-called Human Race

    Bert Leston Taylor

  • Some temporary popularity Lord Ellenborough may no doubt gain in some quarters.