Definition of Gordon, Charles George in English:

Gordon, Charles George

proper noun

  • (1833–85), British general and colonial administrator. He made his name by crushing the Taiping Rebellion (1863–4) in China. In 1884 he fought Mahdist forces in Sudan led by Muhammad Ahmad(see Mahdi), but was trapped at Khartoum and killed.

    See also Mahdi

Pronunciation

Gordon, Charles George

/ˈɡɔːd(ə)n/