viscount byng vimy


Julian Hedworth George [hed-werth] , (Viscount Byng of Vimy) 1862–1935, English general: governor general of Canada 1921–26. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To viscount byng vimy
World English Dictionary
Byng (bɪŋ)
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)

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature