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[oh-guh l-thawrp] /ˈoʊ gəlˌθɔrp/
James Edward, 1696–1785, British general: founder of the colony of Georgia. Unabridged
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  • After talking with Oglethorpe, Paul took a jeep over to the stand and located Harper.

    Human Error Raymond F. Jones
  • She was Oglethorpe's interpreter in his first interview with Tomochichi.

    Stories Of Georgia Joel Chandler Harris
  • Oglethorpe had to be on the watch constantly lest the French or the Spanish should raid his territory.

  • But I am very much obliged to you for telling me, Mr. Oglethorpe.

    Theo Mrs. Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • You can rouse any woman's curiosity, and no one has more than Mrs. Oglethorpe.

    Black Oxen Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
  • "I had a letter from Mr. Oglethorpe yesterday," Priscilla said, at last.

    Theo Mrs. Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • This caused some delay, but at length arrangements were completed, and Oglethorpe was prepared to take the field.

  • He was educated at Oglethorpe College, being graduated in 1860.

  • General Oglethorpe had become offended at his Italian servant.

  • I would go on my knees to you, Oglethorpe, were they not already frozen.

    Humorous Ghost Stories Dorothy Scarborough
British Dictionary definitions for Oglethorpe


James Edward. 1696–1785, English general and colonial administrator; founder of the colony of Georgia (1733)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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