Advertisement

Advertisement

Ormonde

/ ˈɔːmənd /

noun

  1. Ormonde, 1st Duke of16101688MEnglishIrishMILITARY: generalPOLITICS: statesman 1st Duke of, title of James Butler. 1610–88, Anglo-Irish general; commander (1641–50) of the royalist forces in Ireland; Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (1661–69; 1677–84)


Discover More

Example Sentences

No one helped but Ormonde, yet the country had become fairly safe, and English fishermen fished in peace.

When Ormonde went to England Rory broke out again, and found his neighbours willing enough to help him.

The fear of Ormonde kept some quiet, but in his absence their enforced frowns at the rebels were changed to winking.

When Kildare was arrested many whispered that as good a case might be made against Ormonde.

Her cousin Ormonde should not be favoured in his causes except according to law.

Advertisement

Word of the Day

axolotl

[ak-suh-lot-l ]

Meaning and examples

Start each day with the Word of the Day in your inbox!

By clicking "Sign Up", you are accepting Dictionary.com Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies.

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement


Ormond BeachOrmuz