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 Gun Room.Gunga [pronounce Gun-jah]. 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
To blow great guns. To be very boisterous and windy. Noisy and boisterous as the reports of great guns.   1
   To run away from their own guns. To eat their own words; desert what is laid down as a principle. The allusion is obvious.   2
        “The Government could not, of course, run away from their guns.”—Nineteenth Century, Feb., 1893, p. 193.

 Gun Room.Gunga [pronounce Gun-jah]. 

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