HyperDic: charles_cornwallis

English > 1 sense of the expression Charles Cornwallis:
NOUNperson Charles Cornwallis, Cornwallis, First Marquess Cornwalliscommander of the British forces in the American War of Independence
English > Charles Cornwallis: 1 sense > noun 1, person
Meaningcommander of the British forces in the American War of Independence; was defeated by American and French troops at Yorktown (1738-1805).
SynonymsCornwallis, First Marquess Cornwallis
Instance ofgeneral, full generalA general officer of the highest rank
peerA nobleman (duke or marquis or earl or viscount / viscount or baron) who is a member of the British peerage
SpanishCharles Cornwallis
CatalanCharles Cornwallis

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