Definition of Clive, Robert in English:

Clive, Robert

proper noun

  • 1st Baron Clive of Plassey (1725–74), British general and colonial administrator; known as Clive of India. He served as governor of Bengal, India, 1765–67, but was implicated in the East India Company's corruption scandals and committed suicide.

Pronunciation:

Clive, Robert

/klīv/