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  1. Thomas, 1st Earl of Strafford. Strafford, 1st Earl of.

  2. William Charles, 1793–1872, Australian political leader, author, and journalist.

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How to use Wentworth in a sentence

  • Wentworth rang up from his rooms; they're probably halfway through lunch by now, and they'll be round in ten minutes.

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  • It was founded by Robert Wentworth Little, who died in 1878, and has been in existence somewhat less than forty years.

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British Dictionary definitions for Wentworth


/ (ˈwɛntwəθ) /

  1. Thomas. See (Earl of) Strafford

  2. William Charles. 1790–1872, Australian explorer and statesman who was a member of the exploring party that first crossed the Blue Mountains in 1813 and was later a leader in the movement for self-government in New South Wales

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