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[vil-erz, vil-yerz]
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  1. Frederic,1852–1922, English artist and war correspondent.
  2. George. Buckingham, 1st Duke of.
  3. George. Buckingham, 2nd Duke of.
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Examples from the Web for villiers

Historical Examples

  • All you know about Villiers Wyckliffe, and this power he is said to possess.

    Australia Revenged


  • Villiers Wyckliffe, a young man of about 28 years of age, rose slowly.

  • She told me that her husband was at Warsaw, and that he was living with Villiers.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete

    Jacques Casanova de Seingalt

  • "I see that Mrs. White knows your hymn, Christie," said Mrs. Villiers.

    Christie's Old Organ

    Mrs. O. F. Walton

  • And where she was most needed young Mrs. Villiers was always ready to go.

    Christie's Old Organ

    Mrs. O. F. Walton

British Dictionary definitions for villiers


  1. George. See (Dukes of) Buckingham
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