Definition of Burgoyne, John in English:

Burgoyne, John

proper noun

  • (1722–92), English general and playwright; known as Gentleman Johnny. He surrendered to the Americans at Saratoga (1777) during the American Revolution. His plays include "The Maid of the Oaks" (1774) and "The Heiress" (1786)

Pronunciation:

Burgoyne, John

/bərˈɡoin//ˈbərˌɡoin/