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Palmerston

[ pah-mer-stuhn ]
/ ˈpɑ mər stən /
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noun
Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount, 1784–1865, British statesman: prime minister 1855–58, 1859–65.
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British Dictionary definitions for Palmerston (1 of 2)

Palmerston1
/ (ˈpɑːməstən) /

noun
the former name (1869–1911) of Darwin 1

British Dictionary definitions for Palmerston (2 of 2)

Palmerston2
/ (ˈpɑːməstən) /

noun
Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston. 1784–1865, British statesman; foreign secretary (1830–34; 1835–41; 1846–51); prime minister (1855–58; 1859–65). His talent was for foreign affairs, in which he earned a reputation as a British nationalist and for high-handedness and gunboat diplomacy
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