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Granville

[ gran-vil ]
/ ˈgræn vɪl /
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noun
Earl of. Carteret, John.
a male given name.
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Granville
/ (ˈɡrænvɪl) /

noun
1st Earl, title of John Carteret . 1690–1763, British statesman: secretary of state (1742–44); a leading opponent of Walpole
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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