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 (ăl′ən-bē), First Viscount. Title of Edmund Henry Hynman. 1861-1936.
British field marshal noted for his military successes in the Middle East during World War I.
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(Biography) Edmund Henry Hynman, 1st Viscount. 1861–1936, British field marshal who captured Palestine and Syria from the Turks in 1918; high commissioner in Egypt (1919–25)
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(ˈæl ən bi)

Edmund Henry Hyn•man (ˈhɪn mən) 1st Viscount, 1861–1936, British field marshal: commander of British forces in Egypt in World War I.
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