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Colenso

noun
  1. John William. 1814–83, British churchman; Anglican bishop of Natal from 1853: charged with heresy for questioning the accuracy of the Pentateuch
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Historical Examples

  • They were with me at Colenso, in an envelope, sealed and addressed, to be burnt unopened.

    The Avenger

    E. Phillips Oppenheim

  • "He said that they were picked up on the battlefield of Colenso at first," the Baron declared.

    The Avenger

    E. Phillips Oppenheim

  • Colenso, found to be evacuated on February 19, was occupied on the 20th.

    Story of the War in South Africa

    Captain A. T. Mahan, U.S.N.

  • The enemy is entrenched in the kopjes north of Colenso bridge.

  • The position indicated was on the Upper Tugela, on a line with Colenso.