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Allenby

[al-uh n-bee] /ˈæl ən bi/
noun
1.
Edmund Henry Hynman
[hin-muh n] /ˈhɪn mən/ (Show IPA),
1st Viscount, 1861–1936, British field marshal: commander of British forces in Egypt in World War I and conqueror of Jerusalem (1917).
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  • Allenby succeeded to its command in June 1917, and had the summer in which to prepare his plans.

  • Allenby's first impression was one of disappointment at the failure of the device.

    Pleasant Journey Richard F. Thieme
  • The English forces under General Allenby were carrying everything before them.

  • The cavalry, under General Allenby, were ordered to cover the retirement.

  • I visited Allenby's Headquarters in the afternoon of the 21st, and discussed the situation with him.

    1914 John French, Viscount of Ypres
  • Allenby put them to the shield of his mask and adjusted them.

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  • Allenby jerked once with the initial shock and was then still, his mind and body fused with the pulsating currents of the chair.

    Pleasant Journey Richard F. Thieme
  • Allenby winced and called the others when I came back and reported.

    The Holes Around Mars Jerome Bixby
  • Allenby, in command of the expedition, was first to set foot outside the ship.

    The Holes Around Mars Jerome Bixby
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Allenby

/ˈælənbɪ/
noun
1.
Edmund Henry Hynman, 1st Viscount. 1861–1936, British field marshal who captured Palestine and Syria from the Turks in 1918; high commissioner in Egypt (1919–25)
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