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Wavell

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/ ˈweɪ vəl /
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noun

Archibald Percival, 1st Earl, 1883–1950, British field marshal and author: viceroy of India 1943–47.

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Wavell
/ (ˈweɪvəl) /

noun

Archibald (Percival), 1st Earl. 1883–1950, British field marshal. During World War II he was commander in chief in the Middle East (1939–41), defeating the Italians in N Africa. He was commander in chief in India (1941–43) and viceroy of India (1943–47)
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