Definitions

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  • n. King of Great Britain and Ireland and Hanover from 1820 to 1830; his attempt to divorce his estranged wife undermined the prestige of the Crown (1762-1830)

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Examples

  • She got a job in the public library on George IV Bridge, and met my father there.

    Jacob's Ladder

  • Eng. Cath., s. v.; Annual Register for 1837 (London); Langdale, Memoirs of Mrs. Fitzherbert (London, 1856); Wilkins, Mrs. Fitzherbert and George IV

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • Chancellor of Ireland, and youngest son of Sir Nicholas W. Brady who, whilst Lord Mayor of Dublin, was knighted by George IV during his visit to that city.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 2: Assizes-Browne

  • The Pinery, the ice house, the Vine Palace and the useful gazebo were all much admired at the time, and the sloping lawn, which not only ran down to the Thames but presumably continued under it, since it reappeared on the opposite bank and went on and on for the best part of a mile like a strip of gigantic stair carpet, had been commented on by George IV (“Impressive, Hurrell, an’t it?

    The Fashion in Shrouds

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