Sheridan

[ sher-i-dn ]
/ ˈʃɛr ɪ dn /

noun

Philip Henry,1831–88, Union general in the Civil War.
Richard Brins·ley [brinz-lee] /ˈbrɪnz li/,1751–1816, Irish dramatist and political leader.
a city in N Wyoming.
a male given name.

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Sheridan
/ (ˈʃɛrɪdən) /

noun

Philip Henry. 1831–88, American Union cavalry commander in the Civil War. He forced Lee's surrender to Grant (1865)
Richard Brinsley (ˈbrɪnzlɪ). 1751–1816, Irish dramatist, politician, and orator, noted for his comedies of manners The Rivals (1775), School for Scandal (1777), and The Critic (1779)
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