Buckingham

[buhk-ing-uh m, -ham]
noun
  1. George Villiers, 1st Duke of,1592–1628, English courtier, politician, and military leader: lord high admiral 1617.
  2. his sonGeorge Villiers, 2nd Duke of,1628–87, English courtier and author.
  3. Buckinghamshire.
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Buckingham

1
noun
  1. a town in S central England, in Buckinghamshire; university (1975). Pop: 12 512 (2001)

Buckingham

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noun
  1. George Villiers, 1st Duke of . 1592–1628, English courtier and statesman; favourite of James I and Charles I: his arrogance, military incompetence, and greed increased the tensions between the King and Parliament that eventually led to the Civil War
  2. his son, George Villiers, 2nd Duke of . 1628–87, English courtier and writer; chief minister of Charles II and member of the Cabal (1667–73)
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