Bolingbroke

biographical name
Bo·​ling·​broke | \ ˈbä-liŋ-ˌbru̇k How to pronounce Bolingbroke (audio) , ˈbu̇-, US also ˈbō-liŋ-, -ˌbrōk\

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1st Viscount 1678–1751 Henry St. John \ ˈsin-​jən How to pronounce ˈsin-jən (audio) , US also (ˌ)sānt-​ˈjän , sənt-​\ English statesman

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