Charles Cornwallis

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Noun1.Charles Cornwallis - commander of the British forces in the American War of IndependenceCharles Cornwallis - commander of the British forces in the American War of Independence; was defeated by American and French troops at Yorktown (1738-1805)
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Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis, was on record as being sympathetic to the colonists' cause.

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