Home of the Hirsel


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Home of the Hirsel

(hjuːm; ˈhɜːsəl)
n
(Biography) Baron, title of Sir Alec Douglas-Home, formerly 14th Earl of Home. 1903–95, British Conservative statesman: he renounced his earldom to become prime minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (1963–64); foreign secretary (1970–74)
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