EXAMPLES | noun Archibald Percival, 1st Earl, 1883–1950, British field marshal and author: viceroy of India 1943–47.
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At the feet of
Wavell she poured forth a torrent of impassioned speech.
Wavell had fought against them, helping the Arabs, whom he liked.
“He says he did not mean to steal the tobacco,” interpreted
But three of
Wavell's battalions were brought across the open and an assault was attempted on the main kopje.
On the 15th General
Wavell's brigade was detached, and at midday started to march upon Jacobsdaal. British Dictionary definitions for wavell 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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