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Ballance

[bal-uh ns]
noun
  1. John,1839–93, New Zealand statesman, born in Ireland: prime minister 1891–93.
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Examples from the Web for ballance

Historical Examples

  • He repealed the Ballance land-tax in 1879, and substituted a property-tax.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 8

    Various

  • In one word, he should be what Ballance was and Grey was not.

    The Long White Cloud

    William Pember Reeves

  • On the 6th it was clear enough that Ballance would be the Colony's next Premier.

    The Long White Cloud

    William Pember Reeves

  • It is profound policy to make them watch one the other, and so keep the ballance of power in my own hands.

  • Mr. Ballance is a merchant of good consideration, and understands the world not from speculation, but practice.


British Dictionary definitions for ballance

Ballance

noun
  1. John . 1839–93, New Zealand statesman, born in Northern Ireland: prime minister of New Zealand (1891–93)
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