Sir Charles Stanley, 4th Viscount Monck, 1st Baron Monck, 1819–94, British colonial administrator, born in Ireland: governor general of Canada 1861–68.
Also Monk. George, 1st Duke of Albermarle and Earl of Torrington, 1608–70, English general.
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How to use Monck in a sentence
Monck Mason seems to have had the clearest notion of the requirements of the passage.
George Monck, born near Torrington in 1608, distinguished himself both by land and sea.Devonshire | Francis A. Knight
And in consequence and for all time the youngest subaltern in the mess had become Monck's devoted adherent.
Monck blew forth a cloud of smoke and laughed in his brief, rather grudging way.
Monck's question fell curtly, as if the subject were one which he was reluctant to discuss.
British Dictionary definitions for Monck
George. 1st Duke of Albemarle. 1608–70, English general. In the Civil War he was a Royalist until captured (1644) and persuaded to support the Commonwealth. After Cromwell's death he was instrumental in the restoration of Charles II (1660)
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