Meaning of Cornwallis

Corn•wal•lis

Pronunciation: (kôrn-wô'lis, -wol'is), [key]
  1. 1st Marquis, 1738–1805, British general and statesman: surrendered to Washington at Yorktown, Virginia, October 19, 1781.
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