Vanbrugh

biographical name
Van·​brugh | \ ˈvan-brə How to pronounce Vanbrugh (audio) , van-ˈbrü \

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Sir John 1664–1726 English dramatist and architect

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“Vanbrugh.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Vanbrugh. Accessed 16 Feb. 2020.

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