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Wentworth

[went-wurth]
noun
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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Strafford (ˈstræfəd)
 
n
Thomas Wentworth, Earl of. 1593--1641, English statesman. As lord deputy of Ireland (1632--39) and a chief adviser to Charles I, he was a leading proponent of the king's absolutist rule. He was impeached by Parliament and executed

Wentworth (ˈwɛntwəθ)
 
n
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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