second marquis of rockingham

Rockingham

[rok-ing-uhm, ‐huhm]
noun
Second Marquis of, Watson-Wentworth.
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Watson-Wentworth

[wot-suhn-went-wurth]
noun
Charles, 2nd Marquis of Rockingham [rok-ing-uhm] , 1730–82, British statesman: prime minister 1765–66, 1782.
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Rockingham (ˈrɒkɪŋəm)
 
n
Marquess of, title of Charles Watson-Wentworth. 1730--82, British statesman and leader of the Whig opposition, whose members were known as the Rockingham Whigs; prime minister (1765--66; 1782). He opposed the war with the American colonists

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