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noun
Julian Hed·worth George [hed-werth], /ˈhɛd wərθ/, Viscount Byng of Vimy, 1862–1935, English general: governor general of Canada 1921–26.
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Byng
/ (bɪŋ) /

noun
George, Viscount Torrington. 1663–1733, British admiral: defeated fleet of James Edward Stuart, the Old Pretender, off Scotland (1708); defeated Spanish fleet off Messina (1717)
his son John . 1704–57, English admiral: executed after failing to relieve Minorca
Julian Hedworth George, 1st Viscount Byng of Vimy. 1862–1935, British general in World War I; governor general of Canada (1921–26)
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