Pronunciation: (buk'ing-um, -ham"), [key]
1. George Villiers, 1st Duke of, 1592–1628, English courtier, politician, and military leader: lord high admiral 1617.
2. his son,George Villiers, 2nd Duke of, 1628–87, English courtier and author.
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