Rockingham

[ rok-ing-uhm, ‐huhm ]
/ ˈrɒk ɪŋ əm, ‐həm /

noun

Second Marquis of, Charles Watson-Wentworth.

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Rockingham
/ (ˈrɒkɪŋəm) /

noun

Marquess of, title of Charles Watson-Wentworth . 1730–82, British statesman and leader of the Whig opposition, whose members were known as the Rockingham Whigs; prime minister (1765–66; 1782). He opposed the war with the American colonists
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