Egmont

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Egmont

1
Lamoral , Count of Egmont, Prince of Gavre. 1522--68, Flemish statesman and soldier. He attempted to secure limited reforms and religious tolerance in the Spanish government of the Netherlands, refused to join William the Silent's rebellion, but was nevertheless executed for treason by the Duke of Alva

Egmont

2
an extinct volcano in New Zealand, in W central North Island in the Egmont National Park: an almost perfect cone. Height: 2518 m (8261 ft.)