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

  • Castlereagh, Viscount. Title of Robert Stewart, Second Marquis of Londonderry. 1769-1822. British politician who as chief secretary for Ireland (1798-1801) was able to quell the 1798 rebellion and form a political union between Ireland and Great Britain (1800).

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Examples

  • Also on Park Lane was Londonderry House, the residence of the Marquesses of Londonderry (pronounced “Lundundry”), the Anglo-Irish family of which Robert, Viscount Castlereagh, is the most well-known.

    Mansions of Mayfair | Edwardian Promenade

  • The apartment building, a bizarre art deco confection called The Castlereagh, had certainly been there when Williams lived in U City, so maybe he was looking over my shoulder.

    January Magazine

  • But the majority of the Whigs, and some even of the Tories, such as Castlereagh and Canning, were prepared to make concessions; and since 1820 the Irish agitation led by O'Connell had been gaining in strength.

    Victorian Worthies Sixteen Biographies

  • Another bale of golden fleece is branded 'Castlereagh'.

    The Man from Snowy River

  • At Castlereagh Street he turned to the left, and three blocks along came to the Gayety.

    A PIECE OF STEAK

  • In Sydney, on Castlereagh Street, his offices occupied three floors.

    A SON OF THE SUN

  • Charles Stewart, half-brother of Castlereagh, ambassador to the Hapsburg

    Letter 290

  • The cafe was leased from Castlereagh borough council where she was a Democratic Unionist Party representative.

    Iris Robinson cleared of wrongdoing by council

  • The DUP leader on the council, Jimmy Spratt, said: "This report brings this chapter in the history of Castlereagh Borough Council to a close."

    Iris Robinson cleared of wrongdoing by council

  • John Bew's "Castlereagh" is the most brilliant and wise political biography I have read in a long while.

    Twelve Months of Reading

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