Allenby

[ al-uh n-bee ]
/ ˈæl ən bi /
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noun

Edmund Henry Hyn·man [hin-muh n] /ˈhɪn mən/, 1st Viscount,1861–1936, British field marshal: commander of British forces in Egypt in World War I and conqueror of Jerusalem (1917).

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Allenby

/ (ˈælənbɪ) /

noun

Edmund Henry Hynman, 1st Viscount. 1861–1936, British field marshal who captured Palestine and Syria from the Turks in 1918; high commissioner in Egypt (1919–25)
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