Canning

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Can·​ning | \ ˈka-niŋ How to pronounce Canning (audio) \

Definition of Canning

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Charles John 1812–1862 Earl Canning British governor-general of India (1856–58); 1st viceroy of India (1858–62)

Canning

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Definition of Canning (Entry 2 of 3)

George 1770–1827 father of Charles Canning British statesman; prime minister (1827)

Canning

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Definition of Canning (Entry 3 of 3)

Stratford 1786–1880 1st Viscount Stratford de Redcliffe \ ˈred-​ˌklif How to pronounce ˈred-ˌklif (audio)\ British diplomat

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