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Granville

[gran-vil]
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noun
  1. Earl of. Carteret, John.
  2. a male given name.
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Granville

noun
  1. 1st Earl, title of John Carteret . 1690–1763, British statesman: secretary of state (1742–44); a leading opponent of Walpole
  2. 2nd Earl, title of Granville George Leveson-Gower . 1815–91, British Liberal politician: Gladstone's foreign secretary (1870–74; 1880–85) and a supporter of Irish Home Rule
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