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Vansittart

[van-sit-ert] /vænˈsɪt ərt/
noun
1.
Sir Robert Gilbert, 1st Baron Vansittart of Denham, 1881–1957, British statesman and diplomat.
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  • Roden had come with the purpose of seeing Mrs. Vansittart, and no one else.

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  • Dorothy recollected that Mrs. Vansittart had said something like this about Tony Cornish.

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  • Mrs. Vansittart had no intention of resigning her position of mentor and friend.

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  • They were in Park Straat now, in sight of Mrs. Vansittart's house.

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  • Mrs. Vansittart knows of one in Park Straat which would suit us.

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  • Either Dorothy or her brother was mistaken in Mrs. Vansittart.

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  • "You are not in your habit," said Mrs. Vansittart, seating herself at the breakfast-table.

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  • "I was just going out to the Witte society concert," said Mrs. Vansittart.

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  • "You remember my husband," continued Mrs. Vansittart, after a pause.

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  • "You are too modest, I think," said Mrs. Vansittart, gravely.

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British Dictionary definitions for Vansittart

Vansittart

/vænˈsɪtət/
noun
1.
Robert Gilbert, 1st Baron Vansittart of Denham. 1881–1957, British diplomat and writer; a fierce opponent of Nazi Germany and of Communism
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