wavell, 1st earl

Wavell

[wey-vuhl]
noun
Archibald Percival, 1st Earl, 1883–1950, British field marshal and author: viceroy of India 1943–47.
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Wavell (ˈweɪvəl)
 
n
Archibald (Percival), 1st Earl. 1883--1950, British field marshal. During World War II he was commander in chief in the Middle East (1939--41), defeating the Italians in N Africa. He was commander in chief in India (1941--43) and viceroy of India (1943--47)

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