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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.


(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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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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