Definitions

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

  • Lytton, First Baron See Edward George Earle Lytton Bulwer-Lytton.
  • Lytton, First Earl of. Title of Edward Robert Bulwer-Lytton. 1831-1891. British politician and diplomat who served as viceroy of India (1875-1880) and ambassador to Paris (1887-1891). His daughter Lady Constance Lytton (1867-1923) was a militant suffragist who also worked for prison reform.

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  • n. English writer of historical romances (1803-1873)

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Examples

  • In these circumstances the Secretary of State does not consider that any further inquiry as to the truth of the statements made and published by Lady Constance Lytton is called for, and he must therefore decline to accede to your request for further investigation.

    Prisons and Prisoners: Some Personal Experiences

  • And these five representatives of five great powers sent in an absolutely unanimous report, known as the Lytton Report, asked for by the League with the approval of Japan.

    Does Canada Take The League of Nations Seriously?

  • White first explored the Stein (and got his first hit of the area's addictive spell) in 1984 while working as a park ranger based in Lytton, which is just to the east of the Stein.

    Tyee - Home

  • Speaking of the report called the Lytton Report, he said: Our, Report recognizes fully the interests and rights of Japan in Manchuria, but we say to Japan: 'You have tried to secure those interests and to maintain those rights in a way which is inconsistent with your treaty obligations We cannot accept your way of doing this, but there is a world's way, and if you will accept the world's way, it can still be done.'

    Does Canada Take The League of Nations Seriously?

  • Others such as Lytton Strachey, Leonard Woolf, the MacCarthys, Duncan Grant, and Roger Fry needed to work for their livings.

    Promenades Through London: Bloomsbury | Edwardian Promenade

  • On taking out of my pocket a clean handkerchief I noticed that it had the initials "C. L." still upon it, and when next there came a reel of cotton with the name "Lytton" written quite distinctly round the top, I felt overwhelmed with horror.

    Prisons and Prisoners: Some Personal Experiences

  • Some time after supper had been let in upon us, the door was again opened and "Lytton" was summoned to an unknown presence.

    Prisons and Prisoners: Some Personal Experiences

  • These were the days of Lord 'Lytton's "Strange Story," which I continue to think a most satisfactory romance.

    Adventures Among Books

  • “Did you also know that Henry Meloux heard the Windigo call Lytton’s name?”

    IRON LAKE

  • It's That Time of Year Again .... and once again, I am a bit late in submitting my entry to the Bulwar-Lytton Writing Contest.

    It's That Time of Year Again....

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