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Canning

[kan-ing] /ˈkæn ɪŋ/
noun
1.
Charles John, 1st Earl, 1812–62, British statesman: governor general of India 1856–62.
2.
his father, George, 1770–1827, British statesman: prime minister 1827.

Stratford de Redcliffe

[duh red-klif] /də ˈrɛd klɪf/
noun
1.
1st Viscount (Stratford Canning) 1786–1880, English diplomat.
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  • Sir stratford canning was delighted with the result of his expedition.

  • This of course was an inadmissible proposition, and so Mr. stratford canning's incessant urgency produced no substantial results.

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canning

/ˈkænɪŋ/
noun
1.
the process or business of sealing food in cans or tins to preserve it

Canning

/ˈkænɪŋ/
noun
1.
Charles John, 1st Earl Canning. 1812–62, British statesman; governor general of India (1856–58) and first viceroy (1858–62)
2.
his father, George. 1770–1827, British Tory statesman; foreign secretary (1822–27) and prime minister (1827)
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