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Churchill

[ chur-chil, -chuhl ]
/ ˈtʃɜr tʃɪl, -tʃəl /
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noun

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British Dictionary definitions for Churchill (1 of 2)

Churchill1
/ (ˈtʃɜːtʃɪl) /

noun

a river in E Canada, rising in SE Labrador and flowing north and southeast over Churchill Falls, then east to the Atlantic. Length: about 1000 km (600 miles)Former name: Hamilton River
a river in central Canada, rising in NW Saskatchewan and flowing east through several lakes to Hudson Bay. Length: about 1600 km (1000 miles)

British Dictionary definitions for Churchill (2 of 2)

Churchill2
/ (ˈtʃɜːtʃɪl) /

noun

Caryl. born 1938, British playwright; her plays include Cloud Nine (1978), Top Girls (1982), Serious Money (1987), and Far Away (2000)
Charles. 1731–64, British poet, noted for his polemical satires. His works include The Rosciad (1761) and The Prophecy of Famine (1763)
John. See (1st Duke of) Marlborough 2
Lord Randolph. 1849–95, British Conservative politician: secretary of state for India (1885–86) and chancellor of the Exchequer and leader of the House of Commons (1886)
his son, Sir Winston (Leonard Spencer). 1874–1965, British Conservative statesman, orator, and writer, noted for his leadership during World War II. He held various posts under both Conservative and Liberal governments, including 1st Lord of the Admiralty (1911–15), before becoming prime minister (1940–45; 1951–55). His writings include The World Crisis (1923–29), Marlborough (1933–38), The Second World War (1948–54), and History of the English-Speaking Peoples (1956–58): Nobel prize for literature 1953
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