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Townshend Acts

[toun-zuh nd] /ˈtaʊn zənd/
noun, American History
acts of the British Parliament in 1767, especially the act that placed duties on tea, paper, lead, paint, etc., imported into the American colonies.
Origin of Townshend Acts
named after Charles Townshend (1725-67), English statesman, their sponsor Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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