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Terry, Dame Ellen Line breaks: Dame Ellen Terry
Pronunciation: /ˈtɛri/

Definition of Terry, Dame Ellen in English:

( 1847–1928), English actress; full name Dame Alice Ellen Terry. She played in many of Henry Irving’s Shakespearean productions, and George Bernard Shaw created a number of roles for her.

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Pronunciation: fɔːˈtɪsɪməʊ
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