Share this entry

Melbourne, 2nd Viscount Line breaks: 2nd Vis|count Mel|bourne
Pronunciation: /ˈmɛlbən/

Definition of Melbourne, 2nd Viscount in English:

( 1779–1848), British Whig statesman, Prime Minister 1834 and 1835–41; born William Lamb. He became chief political adviser to Queen Victoria after her accession in 1837.

Definition of Melbourne, 2nd Viscount in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources