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Lansdowne

[ lanz-doun ]
/ ˈlænz daʊn /
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noun
Henry Charles Keith Pet·ty-Fitz·mau·rice [pet-ee-fits-mawr-is, -mor-], /ˈpɛt i fɪtsˈmɔr ɪs, -ˈmɒr-/, 5th Marquis of, 1845–1927, British statesman: viceroy of India 1888–94, foreign secretary 1900–05.
William Petty Fitz·mau·rice [fits-mawr-is, -mor-], /fɪtsˈmɔr ɪs, -ˈmɒr-/, 2nd Earl of Shelburne, 1st Marquis of, 1737–1805, British statesman: prime minister 1782–83.
a city in SE Pennsylvania.
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Lansdowne
/ (ˈlænzdaʊn) /

noun
1st Marquess of. See (William Petty Fitzmaurice) Shelburne
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