Rodney

Rodney

[rod-nee]
noun
1.
George Brydges [brij-iz] , Baron, 1718–92, British admiral.
2.
a male given name: an Old English family name, taken from a placename.
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Rodney (ˈrɒdnɪ)
 
n
George Brydges, 1st Baron Rodney. 1719--92, English admiral: captured Martinique (1762): defeated the Spanish at Cape St Vincent (1780) and the French under Admiral de Grasse off Dominica (1782), restoring British superiority in the Caribbean

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