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[dal-hoo-zee, -hou-]
  1. George Ramsay, Earl of,1770–1838, British general: governor of the Canadian colonies 1819–28.
  2. James Andrew Broun Ramsay, 1st Marquis and 10th Earl of,1812–60, British statesman: viceroy of India 1848–56.
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Historical Examples of dalhousie

  • There was nothing in it of the child with whom I had journeyed to Dalhousie centuries since.

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    Rudyard Kipling

  • Though professedly a man of peace, he was compelled Dalhousie.

  • A flag will be shown at Fore Mast-head of "Dalhousie" at that time.

  • Their line of travel now struck the dusty roads of the county of Dalhousie.

  • The Governors of Dalhousie College claimed under this grant.

British Dictionary definitions for dalhousie


  1. 9th Earl of, title of George Ramsay. 1770–1838, British general; governor of the British colonies in Canada (1819–28)
  2. his son, 1st Marquis and 10th Earl of, title of James Andrew Broun Ramsay. 1812–60, British statesman: governor general of India (1848–56)
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