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Childers, Erskine

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Pronunciation: /ˈtʃɪldəz
 
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Definition of Childers, Erskine in English:

( 1870–1922), English-born Irish writer and political activist, shot for his involvement in the Irish civil war; full name Robert Erskine Childers. Notable works: The Riddle of the Sands (novel, 1903). His son Erskine Hamilton Childers ( 1905–74) was President of Ireland 1973-4.

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