Elphinstone

biographical name El·phin·stone \ ˈel-fən-ˌstōn , chiefly British -stən \

Definition of Elphinstone

Mount*stu*art play \mau̇nt-ˈst(y)ü-ərt\ 1779–1859 British statesman in India

Elphinstone

biographical name

Definition of Elphinstone

William 1431–1514 Scottish bishop and statesman

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