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Mountbatten

[ mount-bat-n ]
/ maʊntˈbæt n /
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noun
Louis, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, 1900–79, British admiral: viceroy of India 1947; governor general of India 1947–48.
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Mountbatten
/ (maʊntˈbætən) /

noun
Louis (Francis Albert Victor Nicholas), 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma 1900–79, British naval commander; great-grandson of Queen Victoria. During World War II he was supreme allied commander in SE Asia (1943–46). He was the last viceroy of India (1947) and governor general (1947–48); killed by an IRA bomb
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