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Gibbon, Edward Syllabification: Gib·bon, Edward
Pronunciation: /ˈɡibən/

Definition of Gibbon, Edward in English:

( 1737–94), English historian. He is best known for his multivolume work, The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (1776–88).

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