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Thomson, Roy Herbert

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Pronunciation: /ˈtɒms(ə)n
 
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Definition of Thomson, Roy Herbert in English:

1st Baron Thomson of Fleet ( 1894–1976), Canadian-born British newspaper proprietor and media entrepreneur. He settled in Edinburgh in 1952, buying the Scotsman, and later the Sunday Times (1959) and The Times (1966).

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