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Casement, Sir Roger

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Pronunciation: /ˈkeɪsm(ə)nt
 
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Definition of Casement, Sir Roger in English:

( 1864–1916), Irish diplomat and nationalist; full name Sir Roger David Casement. In 1914 he sought German support for an Irish uprising, and was subsequently hanged by the British for treason.

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