Definition of Burgoyne, John in English:

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Burgoyne, John

Pronunciation: /ˈbərˌɡoin/ Pronunciation: /bərˈɡoin/
(1722–92), English general and playwright; known as Gentleman Johnny. He surrendered to the Americans at Saratoga (1777) during the American Revolution. His plays include The Maid of the Oaks (1774) and The Heiress (1786).

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Syllabification: Bur·goyne, John

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