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/ ˈbɛər ɪŋ /
Alexander,1st Baron Ashburton,1774–1848, British statesman.
Evelyn, 1st Earl of Cromer,1841–1917, British statesman and diplomat.
We Can Thank Alexander Hamilton For Giving Us These WordsSince Lin Manuel Miranda turned Hamilton from a mysterious face on our $10 bill to a household name, the impact this "bastard orphan" had on our modern lives has become increasingly apparent. Case in point: Many of the words and phrases used on a daily basis in America are thought to have originated with everyone's favorite "ten dollar founding father."
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British Dictionary definitions for alexander baring
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Evelyn, 1st Earl of Cromer. 1841–1917, English administrator. As consul general in Egypt with plenipotentiary powers, he controlled the Egyptian government from 1883 to 1907
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