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Buckingham

(ˈbʌkɪŋəm)
n
(Placename) a town in S central England, in Buckinghamshire; university (1975). Pop: 12 512 (2001)

Buckingham

(ˈbʌkɪŋəm)
n
1. (Biography) George Villiers, 1st Duke of. 1592–1628, English courtier and statesman; favourite of James I and Charles I: his arrogance, military incompetence, and greed increased the tensions between the King and Parliament that eventually led to the Civil War
2. (Biography) his son, George Villiers, 2nd Duke of. 1628–87, English courtier and writer; chief minister of Charles II and member of the Cabal (1667–73)

Buck•ing•ham

(ˈbʌk ɪŋ əm, -ˌhæm)

n.
1. George Villiers, 1st Duke of, 1592–1628, English lord high admiral 1617.
2. his son, George Villiers, 2nd Duke of, 1628–87, English courtier and author.
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Buckingham, England, and Philadelphia: Open University Press, 1994.

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