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Bolingbroke

[bol-ing-brook; older use bool-]
noun
1.
Henry IV ( def 2 ).
2.
Henry St. John [sin-juhn] , 1st Viscount, 1678–1751, British statesman, writer, and orator.
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St. John

[seynt jon; for 1 also sin-juhn]
noun
1.
Henry, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke, Bolingbroke, 1st Viscount.
2.
an island of the Virgin Islands of the United States, in the E West Indies. About 20 sq. mi. (52 sq. km).
3.
a lake in SE Canada, in Quebec province, draining into the Saguenay River. 365 sq. mi. (945 sq. km).
4.
a river in the NE United States and SE Canada, flowing NE and E from Maine to New Brunswick province and then S to the Bay of Fundy. 450 miles (725 km) long.
5.
a seaport in S New Brunswick, in SE Canada, on the Bay of Fundy, at the mouth of the St. John River.
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Bolingbroke (ˈbɒlɪŋˌbrʊk)
 
n
1.  See Henry IV the surname of Henry IV of England
2.  Henry St John, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke. 1678--1751, English politician; fled to France in 1714 and acted as secretary of state to the Old Pretender; returned to England in 1723. His writings include A Dissertation on Parties (1733--34) and Idea of a Patriot King (1738)

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