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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Canning, Earl Charles John 1812-1862. British colonial administrator who was governor-general (1856-1858) and first viceroy (1858-1862) of India.
  • Canning, George 1770-1827. British politician who served as foreign secretary (1807-1809 and 1822-1827) and prime minister (1827).

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