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  • n. King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1760 to 1820; the American colonies were lost during his reign; he became insane in 1811 and his son (later George IV) acted as regent until 1820 (1738-1820)

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Examples

  • In this year Hester left her home, which George III used to call Democracy Hall, and went to live with her grandmother, the Dowager Lady Stanhope.

    Little Memoirs of the Nineteenth Century

  • True, there were some attractive little crescents and churches, and there was an equestrian statue of George III in a toga that caught his eye in Bowling Green Park.

    THE TIME QUAKE

  • Taxation-without-Representation of George III ” only more virulent, stronger, and farther-reaching.

    The Life and Letters of Walter H Page

  • Now Lord Baldock was a Tory, as had been all the Lord Baldocks, — since the first who had been bought over from the Whigs in the time of George III at the cost of a barony.

    Phineas Finn

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