[ oh-guhl-thawrp ]
/ ˈoʊ gəlˌθɔrp /
James Edward, 1696–1785, British general: founder of the colony of Georgia.
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How to use Oglethorpe in a sentence
During a long and active life that extended from 1698 to 1785, Oglethorpe had many experiences.
James Oglethorpe, the first governor of Georgia, died in England, aged 97.
And this brave fellow,” asked Mr. Archer, very quietly, “this Oglethorpe—how is he now?
Oglethorpe lay in a low bed, one of several in a long garret of the inn.
This territory was called Georgia, in honor of the king; and Oglethorpe, having assembled his colonists, sailed for America.
British Dictionary definitions for Oglethorpe
James Edward. 1696–1785, English general and colonial administrator; founder of the colony of Georgia (1733)
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