Palmerston

biographical name
Palm·​er·​ston | \ ˈpä-mər-stən How to pronounce Palmerston (audio) , ˈpäl- \

Definition of Palmerston

 (Entry 1 of 2)

3rd Viscount 1784–1865 Henry John Temple English statesman; prime minister (1855–58; 1859–65)

Palmerston

geographical name
Palm·​er·​ston | \ ˈpä-mər-stən How to pronounce Palmerston (audio) , ˈpäl-mər- \

Definition of Palmerston (Entry 2 of 2)

island (atoll) in the central Pacific Ocean that is northwest of Rarotonga Island and that belongs to New Zealand area 1 square mile (2.6 square kilometers)

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Palmerstonian \ ˌpä-​mər-​ˈstō-​nē-​ən How to pronounce Palmerstonian (audio) , ˌpäl-​ , -​nyən \ adjective

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“Palmerston.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Palmerston. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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