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Oglethorpe

[oh-guh l-thawrp]
noun
  1. James Edward,1696–1785, British general: founder of the colony of Georgia.
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Historical Examples of oglethorpe

  • She was Oglethorpe's interpreter in his first interview with Tomochichi.

    Stories Of Georgia

    Joel Chandler Harris

  • Oglethorpe left Georgia on the 23d of July, 1743, and never returned.

    Stories Of Georgia

    Joel Chandler Harris

  • The settling of Georgia began with the charitable scheme of Oglethorpe.

    Stories Of Georgia

    Joel Chandler Harris

  • But I am very much obliged to you for telling me, Mr. Oglethorpe.

    Theo

    Mrs. Frances Hodgson Burnett

  • "I had a letter from Mr. Oglethorpe yesterday," Priscilla said, at last.

    Theo

    Mrs. Frances Hodgson Burnett


British Dictionary definitions for oglethorpe

Oglethorpe

noun
  1. James Edward. 1696–1785, English general and colonial administrator; founder of the colony of Georgia (1733)
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