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Minto

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  1. Gilbert John El·li·ot-Mur·ray-Ky·nyn·mond [el-ee-uh t-mur-ee-ki-nin-muh nd, -muhr-ee-, el-yuh t-] /ˈɛl i ətˈmɜr i kɪˈnɪn mənd, -ˈmʌr i-, ˈɛl yət-/, 4th Earl of,1845–1914, British colonial administrator: governor general of Canada 1898–1904; viceroy of India 1905–10.
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Historical Examples

  • It is curious to note that in 1374 the church of Minto belonged to the diocese of Lincoln.

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    Andrew Lang

  • Over the leaves in Miss Minto's cup she frowned through her clouded glasses.

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    Neil Munro

  • Sally's mother, Mrs. Minto, was yawning by the small fire in the grate.

    Coquette

    Frank Swinnerton

  • They were not altogether unlike; but Mrs. Minto had taken the wrong turning.

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    Frank Swinnerton

  • Mr. Minto said he would come in when he chose, and in what state he preferred.

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    Frank Swinnerton