from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • King of Great Britain and Ireland (1830–1837). Son of George III and brother of George IV, he ascended to the throne after a long naval career. Leaving no direct heir, he was succeeded by his niece Victoria.

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  • noun King of England and Ireland; son of George III who ascended the throne after a long naval career (1765-1837)


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