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

  • British prime minister (1783–1801 and 1804–1806). He accomplished the Act of Union between Ireland and Britain (1800) but was unsuccessful in his efforts to achieve Catholic emancipation.
  • British political leader and orator who directed his country's military effort during the Seven Years' War (1756–1763).

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  • proper noun An English topographical surname for someone who lived by, or operated a pit or mine.

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  • noun a British playwright who created the fictional character Sweeney Todd (1799-1855)
  • noun English statesman who brought the Seven Years' War to an end (1708-1778)
  • noun English statesman and son of Pitt the Elder (1759-1806)

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