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Pinckney

[ pingk-nee ]
/ ˈpɪŋk ni /
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noun
Charles, 1757–1824, American Revolutionary leader and politician: senator 1798–1801.
Charles Cotes·worth [kohts-wurth], /ˈkoʊts wɜrθ/, 1746–1825, and his brother Thomas, 1750–1828, American patriots and statesmen.
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Pinckney
/ (ˈpɪŋknɪ) /

noun
Charles. 1757–1824, US statesman, who was a leading member of the convention that framed the US Constitution (1787)
his cousin, Charles Cotesworth. 1746–1825, US soldier, statesman, and diplomat, who also served at the Constitutional Convention
his brother, Thomas. 1750–1828, US soldier and politician. He was US minister to Britain (1792–96) and special envoy to Spain (1795–96)
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