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  1. Viscount, Alfred Charles William Harmsworth.
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Examples from the Web for northcliffe

Historical Examples

  • She used to be the housekeeper at Northcliffe Manor, you remember.

    Clover and Blue Grass

    Eliza Calvert Hall

  • "Northcliffe seems to me to have a case," said Mr. Britling.

  • It was Lloyd George, aided by Northcliffe, who led the fight for it.

    The War After the War

    Isaac Frederick Marcosson

  • Mr. Dillon seemed to desire the appointment of a "Northcliffe Controller," but that is impracticable.

  • No, it has nothing to do with Mr. Asquith's triumphal procession and still less with the Northcliffe Press.

British Dictionary definitions for northcliffe


  1. Viscount. title of Alfred Charles William Harmsworth. 1865–1922, British newspaper proprietor. With his brother, 1st Viscount Rothermere, he built up a vast chain of newspapers. He founded the Daily Mail (1896), the Daily Mirror (1903), and acquired The Times (1908)
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