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Vansittart

[van-sit-ert]
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noun
  1. Sir Robert Gilbert, 1st Baron Vansittart of Denham,1881–1957, British statesman and diplomat.
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Examples from the Web for vansittart

Historical Examples

  • Roden had come with the purpose of seeing Mrs. Vansittart, and no one else.

    Roden's Corner

    Henry Seton Merriman

  • Dorothy recollected that Mrs. Vansittart had said something like this about Tony Cornish.

    Roden's Corner

    Henry Seton Merriman

  • Mrs. Vansittart had no intention of resigning her position of mentor and friend.

    Roden's Corner

    Henry Seton Merriman

  • "You are too modest, I think," said Mrs. Vansittart, gravely.

    Roden's Corner

    Henry Seton Merriman

  • "I was just going out to the Witte society concert," said Mrs. Vansittart.

    Roden's Corner

    Henry Seton Merriman


British Dictionary definitions for vansittart

Vansittart

noun
  1. Robert Gilbert, 1st Baron Vansittart of Denham. 1881–1957, British diplomat and writer; a fierce opponent of Nazi Germany and of Communism
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