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Sir Henry Morgan   /sər hˈɛnri mˈɔrgən/   Listen
Sir Henry Morgan

noun
1.
A Welsh buccaneer who raided Spanish colonies in the West Indies for the English (1635-1688).  Synonyms: Henry Morgan, Morgan.






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"Sir Henry Morgan" Quotes from Famous Books



... ex-pirate in charge of the affairs of the island in the capacity of Deputy-Governor. More than this, King Charles, who apparently had heard of Morgan's great bravery and ability, and had not cared to listen to anything else about him, knighted him, and this preeminent and inhuman water-thief became Sir Henry Morgan. ...
— Buccaneers and Pirates of Our Coasts • Frank Richard Stockton



Words linked to "Sir Henry Morgan" :   sea rover, pirate, buccaneer, sea robber



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