HyperDic: john_burgoyne

English > 1 sense of the expression John Burgoyne:
NOUNperson John Burgoyne, Burgoyne, Gentleman JohnnyBritish general in the American Revolution who captured Fort Ticonderoga but lost the battle of Saratoga in 1777 (1722-1792)
English > John Burgoyne: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningBritish general in the American Revolution who captured Fort Ticonderoga but lost the battle of Saratoga in 1777 (1722-1792).
SynonymsBurgoyne, Gentleman Johnny
Instance ofgeneral, full generalA general officer of the highest rank
SpanishJohn Burgoyne
CatalanJohn Burgoyne

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