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Noun: Sir Walter Raleigh
  1. English courtier (a favourite of Elizabeth I) who tried to colonize Virginia; introduced potatoes and tobacco to England (1552-1618)
    - Raleigh, Walter Raleigh, Ralegh, Walter Ralegh, Sir Walter Ralegh

Type of: coloniser [Brit], colonizer, courtier

Encyclopedia: Sir Walter Raleigh