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Rodney

[rod-nee] /ˈrɒd ni/
noun
1.
George Brydges
[brij-iz] /ˈbrɪdʒ ɪz/ (Show IPA),
Baron, 1718–92, British admiral.
2.
a male given name: an Old English family name, taken from a placename.
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Rodney

/ˈrɒdnɪ/
noun
1.
George Brydges, 1st Baron Rodney. 1719–92, English admiral: captured Martinique (1762): defeated the Spanish at Cape St Vincent (1780) and the French under Admiral de Grasse off Dominica (1782), restoring British superiority in the Caribbean
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