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Baring

[bair-ing] /ˈbɛər ɪŋ/
noun
1.
Alexander, 1st Baron Ashburton, 1774–1848, British statesman.
2.
Evelyn, 1st Earl of Cromer, 1841–1917, British statesman and diplomat.

Cromer

[kroh-mer] /ˈkroʊ mər/
noun
1.
1st Earl of, Evelyn Baring.
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Cromer1

/ˈkrəʊmə/
noun
1.
a resort in E England, on the Norfolk coast: fishing. Pop: 8836 (2001)

Cromer2

/ˈkrəʊmə/
noun
1.
1st Earl of, title of (Evelyn) Baring

Baring

/ˈbɛərɪŋ/
noun
1.
Evelyn, 1st Earl of Cromer. 1841–1917, English administrator. As consul general in Egypt with plenipotentiary powers, he controlled the Egyptian government from 1883 to 1907
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