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Brooke

[broo k] /brʊk/
noun
1.
Sir James, 1803–68, British soldier and adventurer: rajah of Sarawak.
2.
Rupert, 1887–1915, English poet.
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British Dictionary definitions for brooke, sir

Brooke

/brʊk/
noun
1.
Alan Francis See Alanbrooke
2.
Sir James. 1803–68, British soldier; first rajah of Sarawak (1841–63)
3.
Rupert (Chawner). 1887–1915, British lyric poet, noted for his idealistic war poetry, which made him a national hero
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Word Origin and History for brooke, sir

Brooke

fem. proper name, rare in U.S. before 1965, popular 1980s, 1990s.

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