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Gordon, Charles George Line breaks: Charles George Gor¦don
Pronunciation: /ˈɡɔːd(ə)n/

Definition of Gordon, Charles George in English:

( 1833–85), British general and colonial administrator. He made his name by crushing the Taiping Rebellion (1863-4) in China. In 1884 he fought Mahdist forces in Sudan led by Muhammad Ahmad (see Mahdi), but was trapped at Khartoum and killed.
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