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  1. Sir James. 1803–63, British soldier and administrator in India; he participated in the relief of Lucknow (1857) during the Indian Mutiny
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Examples from the Web for outram

Historical Examples of outram

  • Tram is persistently connected with a Mr Outram, who flourished about 1800.

    The Romance of Words (4th ed.)

    Ernest Weekley

  • Outram, however, was familiar with the whole labyrinth of roads and lanes.

    India Under British Rule

    James Talboys Wheeler

  • Outram was not only prepared, he was most anxious to do this.

    The Disputed V.C.

    Frederick P. Gibbon

  • Stop a minute—I forgot, Mr. Outram, you must lend me that ruby.

    The People Of The Mist

    H. Rider Haggard

  • The clerk started, wondering if this could be the missing Mr. Outram.

    The People Of The Mist

    H. Rider Haggard