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Bolingbroke

[bol-ing-broo k; older use boo l-] /ˈbɒl ɪŋˌbrʊk; older use ˈbʊl-/
noun
1.
Henry IV (def 2).
2.
Henry St. John
[sin-juh n] /ˈsɪn dʒən/ (Show IPA),
1st Viscount, 1678–1751, British statesman, writer, and orator.
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Bolingbroke

/ˈbɒlɪŋˌbrʊk/
noun
1.
the surname of Henry IV of England See Henry IV
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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