[ grat-n ]
/ ˈgræt n /
Henry, 1746–1820, Irish statesman and orator.
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How to use Grattan in a sentence
So Grattan and his party entered on the new conditions of political life with airy optimism.
Grattan, however, swept all such considerations aside with an easy carelessness.
Rockingham and Fox tried in vain to persuade Grattan to give them time for consideration.
When Grattan made that proposal, he found himself faced with new forces.
British Dictionary definitions for Grattan
Henry. 1746–1820, Irish statesman and orator: led the movement that secured legislative independence for Ireland (1782), opposed union with England (1800), and campaigned for Catholic emancipation
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