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[kam-buh l-ban-er-muh n, kam-uh l-]
  1. Sir Henry,1836–1908, British statesman, born in Ireland: prime minister 1905–08.
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  • Campbell-Bannerman took all these performances with serene good humor.

    British Political Leaders

    Justin McCarthy

  • Twenty years ago the House was still struggling with the necessity of recognising a Mr. Campbell-Bannerman.

  • Thus for the first time it became known to the public that Campbell-Bannerman was already a power in political life.

  • Harcourt therefore ceased to hold that position; and now came for the first time the opportunity for Campbell-Bannerman.

  • Campbell-Bannerman, however, took a very different view of the event.

British Dictionary definitions for campbell-bannerman


  1. Sir Henry. 1836–1908, British statesman and leader of the Liberal Party (1899–1908); prime minister (1905–08), who granted self-government to the Transvaal and the Orange River Colony
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