from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Rockingham, Second Marquis of. Title of Charles Watson-Wentworth. 1730-1782. British politician who served as prime minister (1765-1766 and 1782), repealed the Stamp Act (1766), and favored American independence.
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- n. English statesman who served as prime minister and who opposed the war with the American colonies (1730-1782)
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