Definition of Cunard, Sir Samuel in English:

Cunard, Sir Samuel

Pronunciation /kyo͞oˈnärd/ /kjuˈnɑrd/

proper noun

  • (1787–1865), Canadian-born British shipowner. One of the pioneers of the regular transatlantic passenger service, he founded the steamship company that still bears his name with the aid of a contract to carry the mail between Britain and Canada. The first such voyage for the company was made in 1840.