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Byng

[bing] /bɪŋ/
noun
1.
Julian Hedworth George
[hed-werth] /ˈhɛd wərθ/ (Show IPA),
(Viscount Byng of Vimy) 1862–1935, English general: governor general of Canada 1921–26.
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Byng

/bɪŋ/
noun
1.
George, Viscount Torrington. 1663–1733, British admiral: defeated fleet of James Edward Stuart, the Old Pretender, off Scotland (1708); defeated Spanish fleet off Messina (1717)
2.
his son John. 1704–57, English admiral: executed after failing to relieve Minorca
3.
Julian Hedworth George, 1st Viscount Byng of Vimy. 1862–1935, British general in World War I; governor general of Canada (1921–26)
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