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Glendower

[glen-dou-er, glen-dou-er] /glɛnˈdaʊ ər, ˈglɛn daʊ ər/
noun
1.
Owen, 1359?–1416? Welsh rebel against Henry IV of England.
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  • He turned to see Mrs. Glendower, very much made-up and glittering with diamonds.

    Lady Connie Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • She'll go to Glendower with father and Basil, and won't she gush just!

    The Children of Wilton Chase Mrs. L. T. Meade
  • Leaving this man to shun or be overtaken by Fate, we return to Glendower.

    The Disowned, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • I hope you are getting all your possessions together for our visit to Glendower.

    The Children of Wilton Chase Mrs. L. T. Meade
  • Hotspur's retort to Glendower showed a sound sense of the true value to be attached to mere priority.

  • Do you expect me to go with you to-day to Glendower, father?

    The Children of Wilton Chase Mrs. L. T. Meade
  • It was not until the following evening that Glendower gave a decided answer.

    Both Sides the Border G. A. Henty
  • She was glad to know that Flora was going to spend a couple of days at Glendower.

    The Children of Wilton Chase Mrs. L. T. Meade
  • It is needless to say that Crauford visited him no more; and, indeed, shortly afterwards Glendower again changed his home.

    The Disowned, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • "Ay, Glendower, for misgovernment is universal," rejoined Wolfe.

    The Disowned, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
British Dictionary definitions for Glendower

Glendower

/ɡlɛnˈdaʊə/
noun
1.
Owen, Welsh name Owain Glyndŵr. ?1350–?1416, Welsh chieftain, who led a revolt against Henry IV's rule in Wales (1400–15)
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