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Amherst, Lord Jeffrey Syllabification: Am·herst, Lord Jeffrey
Pronunciation: /ˈamərst/

Definition of Amherst, Lord Jeffrey in English:

( 1717–97), English soldier and military commander in North America. He was appointed governor general of British North America 1760–63 and served as commander in chief of the British army 1772–95.

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