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Bolingbroke

[ bol-ing-brook; older use bool- ]
/ ˈbɒl ɪŋˌbrʊk; older use ˈbʊl- /
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noun

Henry St. John [sin-juhn], /ˈsɪn dʒən/, 1st Viscount, 1678–1751, British statesman, writer, and orator.

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British Dictionary definitions for Bolingbroke

Bolingbroke
/ (ˈbɒlɪŋˌbrʊk) /

noun

the surname of Henry IV of EnglandSee Henry IV
Henry St John, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke. 1678–1751, English politician; fled to France in 1714 and acted as secretary of state to the Old Pretender; returned to England in 1723. His writings include A Dissertation on Parties (1733–34) and Idea of a Patriot King (1738)
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