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diplomacy

  • noun negotiation between nations
    diplomatic negotiations.
  • noun subtly skillful handling of a situation
    finesse; delicacy; discreetness.

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francois_mitterrand

  • noun French statesman and president of France from 1981 to 1985 (1916-1996)
    Mitterrand; Francois Maurice Marie Mitterrand.

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disraeli

  • noun British statesman who as Prime Minister bought controlling interest in the Suez Canal and made Queen Victoria the empress of India (1804-1881)
    Benjamin Disraeli; First Earl of Beaconsfield.

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charles_de_gaulle

  • noun French general and statesman who became very popular during World War II as the leader of the Free French forces in exile (1890-1970)
    de Gaulle; Charles Andre Joseph Marie de Gaulle; General de Gaulle; General Charles de Gaulle.

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bolivar

  • noun the basic unit of money in Venezuela; equal to 100 centimos
  • noun Venezuelan statesman who led the revolt of South American colonies against Spanish rule; founded Bolivia in 1825 (1783-1830)
    Simon Bolivar; El Libertador.

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benjamin_disraeli

  • noun British statesman who as Prime Minister bought controlling interest in the Suez Canal and made Queen Victoria the empress of India (1804-1881)
    Disraeli; First Earl of Beaconsfield.

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caesar

  • noun conqueror of Gaul and master of Italy (100-44 BC)
    Julius Caesar; Gaius Julius Caesar.
  • noun United States comedian who pioneered comedy television shows (born 1922)
    Sid Caesar; Sidney Caesar.

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sergei_vasilievich_rachmaninoff

  • noun composer and piano virtuoso born in Russia (1873-1943)
    Rachmaninoff; Sergei Rachmaninov; Sergei Rachmaninoff; Rachmaninov; Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninov.

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schmidt

  • noun German statesman who served as chancellor of Germany (born in 1918)
    Helmut Heinrich Waldemar Schmidt; Helmut Schmidt.

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anton_gregor_rubinstein

  • noun Russian composer and pianist (1829-1894)
    Anton Grigorevich Rubinstein; Anton Rubenstein; Rubinstein.

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nguyen_tat_thanh

  • noun Vietnamese communist statesman who fought the Japanese in World War II and the French until 1954 and South Vietnam until 1975 (1890-1969)
    Ho Chi Minh.

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forte

  • noun an asset of special worth or utility
    strong suit; strength; speciality; strong point; specialty; long suit; metier.
    • cooking is his forte
  • noun (music) loud
    fortissimo.

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first_earl_of_orford

  • noun Englishman and Whig statesman who (under George I) was effectively the first British prime minister (1676-1745)
    Sir Robert Walpole; Walpole; Robert Walpole.

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nelson_mandela

  • noun South African statesman who was released from prison to become the nation's first democratically elected president in 1994 (born in 1918)
    Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela; Mandela.

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ataturk

  • noun Turkish statesman who abolished the caliphate and founded Turkey as a modern secular state (1881-1938)
    Kemal Pasha; Mustafa Kemal; Kemal Ataturk.

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ho_chi_minh

  • noun Vietnamese communist statesman who fought the Japanese in World War II and the French until 1954 and South Vietnam until 1975 (1890-1969)
    Nguyen Tat Thanh.

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gamal_abdel_nasser

  • noun Egyptian statesman who nationalized the Suez Canal (1918-1970)
    Nasser.

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gaius_flaminius

  • noun Roman statesman and general who built the Flaminian Way; died when he was defeated by Hannibal (died 217 BC)
    Flaminius.

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chesterfield

  • noun suave and witty English statesman remembered mostly for letters to his son (1694-1773)
    Philip Dormer Stanhope; Fourth Earl of Chesterfield.
  • noun an overstuffed davenport with upright armrests

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marshal_tito

  • noun Yugoslav statesman who led the resistance to German occupation during World War II and established a communist state after the war (1892-1980)
    Tito; Josip Broz.

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first_earl_of_chatham

  • noun English statesman who brought the Seven Years' War to an end (1708-1778)
    Pitt the Elder; Pitt; William Pitt.

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bacon

  • noun back and sides of a hog salted and dried or smoked; usually sliced thin and fried
  • noun English scientist and Franciscan monk who stressed the importance of experimentation; first showed that air is required for combustion and first used lenses to correct vision (1220-1292)
    Roger Bacon.

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kruger

  • noun Boer statesman (1825-1904)
    Stephanus Johannes Paulus Kruger; Oom Paul Kruger.

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cosimo_the_elder

  • noun Italian financier and statesman and friend of the papal court (1389-1464)
    Cosimo de Medici.

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themistocles

  • noun Athenian statesman who persuaded Athens to build a navy and then led it to victory over the Persians (527-460 BC)

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hess

  • noun English pianist (1890-1965)
    Dame Myra Hess.
  • noun Swiss physiologist noted for studies of the brain (1881-1973)
    Walter Hess; Walter Rudolf Hess.

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talleyrand

  • noun French statesman (1754-1838)
    Charles Maurice de Talleyrand.

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1st_earl_attlee

  • noun British statesman and leader of the Labour Party who instituted the welfare state in Britain (1883-1967)
    Clement Attlee; Attlee; Clement Richard Attlee.

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paderewski

  • noun Polish pianist who in 1919 served as the first Prime Minister of independent Poland (1860-1941)
    Ignace Jan Paderewski; Ignace Paderewski.

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marc_blitzstein

  • noun United States pianist and composer of operas and musical plays (1905-1964)
    Blitzstein.

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richelieu

  • noun French prelate and statesman; principal minister to Louis XIII (1585-1642)
    Cardinal Richelieu; Armand Jean du Plessis; Duc de Richelieu.

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chiang_kai-shek

  • noun Chinese military and political figure; in the Chinese civil war that followed World War II he was defeated by the Chinese communists and in 1949 was forced to withdraw to Taiwan where he served as president of Nationalist China until his death (1897-1975)
    Chiang Chung-cheng.

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kerensky

  • noun Russian revolutionary who was head of state after Nicholas II abdicated but was overthrown by the Bolsheviks (1881-1970)
    Aleksandr Feodorovich Kerensky.

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john_major

  • noun British statesman who was prime minister from 1990 until 1997 (born in 1943)
    John Roy Major; Major; John R. Major.

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chopin

  • noun the music of Chopin
    • he practiced Chopin day and night
  • noun United States writer who described Creole life in Louisiana (1851-1904)
    Kate O'Flaherty Chopin; Kate Chopin.

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margaret_thatcher

  • noun British stateswoman; first woman to serve as Prime Minister (born in 1925)
    Iron Lady; Margaret Hilda Thatcher; Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven; Thatcher.

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ian_douglas_smith

  • noun Rhodesian statesman who declared independence of Zimbabwe from Great Britain (born in 1919)
    Ian Smith; Smith.

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saint-saens

  • noun French pianist and composer (1835-1921)
    Charles Camille Saint-Saens.

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sarvepalli_radhakrishnan

  • noun Indian philosopher and statesman who introduced Indian philosophy to the West (1888-1975)
    Radhakrishnan; Sir Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.

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caesarean

  • noun the delivery of a fetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way)
    C-section; cesarian section; caesarian delivery; caesarian section; cesarean; cesarian; cesarean section; caesarian; cesarean delivery; abdominal delivery; caesarean delivery; caesarean section.
  • adjective relating to abdominal delivery
    caesarian; cesarean; cesarian.

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powell

  • noun United States general who was the first African American to serve as chief of staff; later served as Secretary of State under President George W. Bush (born 1937)
    Colin Powell; Colin luther Powell.
  • noun English physicist who discovered the pion (the first known meson) which is a subatomic particle involved in holding the nucleus together (1903-1969)
    Cecil Frank Powell.

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boethius

  • noun a Roman who was an early Christian philosopher and statesman who was executed for treason; Boethius had a decisive influence on medieval logic (circa 480-524)
    Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius.

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hamilton

  • noun Irish mathematician (1806-1865)
    William Rowan Hamilton; Sir William Rowan Hamilton.
  • noun English beauty who was the mistress of Admiral Nelson (1765-1815)
    Lady Emma Hamilton; Amy Lyon.

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pitt_the_elder

  • noun English statesman who brought the Seven Years' War to an end (1708-1778)
    First Earl of Chatham; Pitt; William Pitt.

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cosimo_de_medici

  • noun Italian financier and statesman and friend of the papal court (1389-1464)
    Cosimo the Elder.

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oom_paul_kruger

  • noun Boer statesman (1825-1904)
    Kruger; Stephanus Johannes Paulus Kruger.

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rachmaninoff

  • noun composer and piano virtuoso born in Russia (1873-1943)
    Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninoff; Sergei Rachmaninov; Sergei Rachmaninoff; Rachmaninov; Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninov.

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cassius

  • noun prime mover in the conspiracy against Julius Caesar (died in 42 BC)
    Cassius Longinus; Gaius Cassius Longinus.

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ironsides

  • noun English general and statesman who led the parliamentary army in the English Civil War (1599-1658)
    Cromwell; Oliver Cromwell.
  • noun a man of great strength or bravery
    ironside.

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radhakrishnan

  • noun Indian philosopher and statesman who introduced Indian philosophy to the West (1888-1975)
    Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan; Sir Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.

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von_bismarck

  • noun German statesman under whose leadership Germany was united (1815-1898)
    Iron Chancellor; Otto von Bismarck; Bismarck; Prince Otto Eduard Leopold von Bismarck; Prince Otto von Bismarck.

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hendrik_verwoerd

  • noun South African statesman who instituted the policy of apartheid (1901-1966)
    Verwoerd; Hendrik Frensch Verwoerd.

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nikita_sergeyevich_khrushchev

  • noun Soviet statesman and premier who denounced Stalin (1894-1971)
    Khrushchev; Nikita Khrushchev.

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gaius_julius_caesar

  • noun conqueror of Gaul and master of Italy (100-44 BC)
    Caesar; Julius Caesar.

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piano_player

  • noun a person who plays the piano
    pianist.

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baldwin

  • noun United States author who was an outspoken critic of racism (1924-1987)
    James Arthur Baldwin; James Baldwin.
  • noun English statesman; member of the Conservative Party (1867-1947)
    1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley; Stanley Baldwin.

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arthur_james_balfour

  • noun English statesman; member of the Conservative Party (1848-1930)
    Balfour; 1st Earl of Balfour.

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tito

  • noun Yugoslav statesman who led the resistance to German occupation during World War II and established a communist state after the war (1892-1980)
    Marshal Tito; Josip Broz.

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dean_acheson

  • noun United States statesman who promoted the Marshall Plan and helped establish NATO (1893-1971)
    Acheson; Dean Gooderham Acheson.

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waldheim

  • noun Austrian diplomat who was Secretary General of the United Nations from 1972 to 1981; in 1986 he was elected president of Austria in spite of worldwide allegations that he had direct knowledge of Nazi atrocities during World War II (born in 1918)
    Kurt Waldheim.

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mikhail_kalinin

  • noun soviet statesman and head of state of the USSR (1875-1946)
    Mikhail Ivanovich Kalinin; Kalinin.

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anicius_manlius_severinus_boethius

  • noun a Roman who was an early Christian philosopher and statesman who was executed for treason; Boethius had a decisive influence on medieval logic (circa 480-524)
    Boethius.

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mustafa_kemal

  • noun Turkish statesman who abolished the caliphate and founded Turkey as a modern secular state (1881-1938)
    Kemal Pasha; Ataturk; Kemal Ataturk.

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bernard_mannes_baruch

  • noun economic advisor to United States Presidents (1870-1965)
    Bernard Baruch; Baruch.

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statesmanship

  • noun wisdom in the management of public affairs
    diplomacy; statecraft.

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vyacheslav_mikhailovich_molotov

  • noun Soviet statesman (1890-1986)
    Molotov.

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pitt

  • noun a British playwright who created the fictional character Sweeney Todd (1799-1855)
    George Dibdin Pitt; George Dibdin-Pitt; George Pitt.
  • noun English statesman and son of Pitt the Elder (1759-1806)
    Pitt the Younger; Second Earl of Chatham; William Pitt.

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armand_jean_du_plessis

  • noun French prelate and statesman; principal minister to Louis XIII (1585-1642)
    Richelieu; Cardinal Richelieu; Duc de Richelieu.

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baron_clive_of_plassey

  • noun British general and statesman whose victory at Plassey in 1757 strengthened British control of India (1725-1774)
    Robert Clive; Baron Clive; Clive.

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georges_clemenceau

  • noun French statesman who played a key role in negotiating the Treaty of Versailles (1841-1929)
    Clemenceau; Georges Eugene Benjamin Clemenceau.

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upright_piano

  • noun a piano with a vertical sounding board
    upright.

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khrushchev

  • noun Soviet statesman and premier who denounced Stalin (1894-1971)
    Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev; Nikita Khrushchev.

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clement_richard_attlee

  • noun British statesman and leader of the Labour Party who instituted the welfare state in Britain (1883-1967)
    Clement Attlee; Attlee; 1st Earl Attlee.

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first_earl_of_beaconsfield

  • noun British statesman who as Prime Minister bought controlling interest in the Suez Canal and made Queen Victoria the empress of India (1804-1881)
    Disraeli; Benjamin Disraeli.

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chiang_chung-cheng

  • noun Chinese military and political figure; in the Chinese civil war that followed World War II he was defeated by the Chinese communists and in 1949 was forced to withdraw to Taiwan where he served as president of Nationalist China until his death (1897-1975)
    Chiang Kai-shek.

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czerny

  • noun Austrian virtuoso pianist and composer of many works for the piano; studied with Beethoven and was a teacher of Liszt (1791-1857)
    Karl Czerny.

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nikita_khrushchev

  • noun Soviet statesman and premier who denounced Stalin (1894-1971)
    Khrushchev; Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev.

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balfour

  • noun English statesman; member of the Conservative Party (1848-1930)
    Arthur James Balfour; 1st Earl of Balfour.

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second_marquis_of_rockingham

  • noun English statesman who served as prime minister and who opposed the war with the American colonies (1730-1782)
    Rockingham; Charles Watson-Wentworth.

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putin

  • noun Russian statesman chosen as president of the Russian Federation in 2000; formerly director of the Federal Security Bureau (born in 1952)
    Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin; Vladimir Putin.

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clemenceau

  • noun French statesman who played a key role in negotiating the Treaty of Versailles (1841-1929)
    Georges Eugene Benjamin Clemenceau; Georges Clemenceau.

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kemal_pasha

  • noun Turkish statesman who abolished the caliphate and founded Turkey as a modern secular state (1881-1938)
    Ataturk; Mustafa Kemal; Kemal Ataturk.

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stephanus_johannes_paulus_kruger

  • noun Boer statesman (1825-1904)
    Kruger; Oom Paul Kruger.

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dayan

  • noun Israeli general and statesman (1915-1981)
    Moshe Dayan.

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pericles

  • noun Athenian statesman whose leadership contributed to Athens' political and cultural supremacy in Greece; he ordered the construction of the Parthenon (died in 429 BC)

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iron_lady

  • noun British stateswoman; first woman to serve as Prime Minister (born in 1925)
    Margaret Thatcher; Margaret Hilda Thatcher; Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven; Thatcher.

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adenauer

  • noun German statesman; chancellor of West Germany (1876-1967)
    Konrad Adenauer.

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hendrik_frensch_verwoerd

  • noun South African statesman who instituted the policy of apartheid (1901-1966)
    Hendrik Verwoerd; Verwoerd.

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wykeham

  • noun English prelate and statesman; founded a college at Oxford and Winchester College in Winchester; served as chancellor of England and bishop of Winchester (1324-1404)
    William of Wykeham.

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cicero

  • noun a linear unit of the size of type slightly larger than an em
  • noun a Roman statesman and orator remembered for his mastery of Latin prose (106-43 BC)
    Tully; Marcus Tullius Cicero.

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aleksandr_feodorovich_kerensky

  • noun Russian revolutionary who was head of state after Nicholas II abdicated but was overthrown by the Bolsheviks (1881-1970)
    Kerensky.

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lucius_annaeus_seneca

  • noun Roman statesman and philosopher who was an advisor to Nero; his nine extant tragedies are modeled on Greek tragedies (circa 4 BC - 65 AD)
    Seneca.

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jawaharlal_nehru

  • noun Indian statesman and leader with Gandhi in the struggle for home rule; was the first prime minister of the Republic of India from 1947 to 1964 (1889-1964)
    Nehru.

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sadat

  • noun Egyptian statesman who (as president of Egypt) negotiated a peace treaty with Menachem Begin (then prime minister of Israel) (1918-1981)
    Anwar Sadat; Anwar el-Sadat.

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marcus_junius_brutus

  • noun statesman of ancient Rome who (with Cassius) led a conspiracy to assassinate Julius Caesar (85-42 BC)
    Brutus.

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churchill

  • noun English general considered one of the greatest generals in history (1650-1722)
    Duke of Marlborough; John Churchill; First Duke of Marlborough.
  • noun British statesman and leader during World War II; received Nobel prize for literature in 1953 (1874-1965)
    Sir Winston Leonard Spenser Churchill; Winston Churchill; Winston S. Churchill.

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solon

  • noun a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs
    statesman; national leader.

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stanley_baldwin

  • noun English statesman; member of the Conservative Party (1867-1947)
    1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley; Baldwin.

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sun_yat-sen

  • noun Chinese statesman who organized the Kuomintang and led the revolution that overthrew the Manchu dynasty in 1911 and 1912 (1866-1925)
    Sun Yixian.

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ben_gurion

  • noun Israeli statesman (born in Poland) and active Zionist who organized resistance against the British after World War II; prime minister of Israel (1886-1973)
    David Grun; David Ben Gurion.

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sergei_vasilievich_rachmaninov

  • noun composer and piano virtuoso born in Russia (1873-1943)
    Rachmaninoff; Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninoff; Sergei Rachmaninov; Sergei Rachmaninoff; Rachmaninov.

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willy_brandt

  • noun German statesman who as chancellor of West Germany worked to reduce tensions with eastern Europe (1913-1992)
    Brandt.

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smith

  • noun Rhodesian statesman who declared independence of Zimbabwe from Great Britain (born in 1919)
    Ian Smith; Ian Douglas Smith.
  • noun United States sculptor (1906-1965)
    David Smith; David Roland Smith.

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walpole

  • noun English writer and historian; son of Sir Robert Walpole (1717-1797)
    Horatio Walpole; Fourth Earl of Orford; Horace Walpole.
  • noun Englishman and Whig statesman who (under George I) was effectively the first British prime minister (1676-1745)
    Sir Robert Walpole; First Earl of Orford; Robert Walpole.

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warwick

  • noun English statesman; during the War of the Roses he fought first for the house of York and secured the throne for Edward IV and then changed sides to fight for the house of Lancaster and secured the throne for Henry VI (1428-1471)
    Earl of Warwick; Kingmaker; Richard Neville.

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ignace_jan_paderewski

  • noun Polish pianist who in 1919 served as the first Prime Minister of independent Poland (1860-1941)
    Ignace Paderewski; Paderewski.

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cromwell

  • noun English general and statesman who led the parliamentary army in the English Civil War (1599-1658)
    Oliver Cromwell; Ironsides.

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fridtjof_nansen

  • noun Norwegian explorer of the Arctic and director of the League of Nations relief program for refugees of World War I (1861-1930)
    Nansen.

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mandela

  • noun South African statesman who was released from prison to become the nation's first democratically elected president in 1994 (born in 1918)
    Nelson Mandela; Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela.

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grand_piano

  • noun a piano with the strings on a horizontal harp-shaped frame; usually supported by three legs
    grand.

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baroness_thatcher_of_kesteven

  • noun British stateswoman; first woman to serve as Prime Minister (born in 1925)
    Iron Lady; Margaret Thatcher; Margaret Hilda Thatcher; Thatcher.

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walesa

  • noun Polish labor leader and statesman (born in 1943)
    Lech Walesa.

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helmut_schmidt

  • noun German statesman who served as chancellor of Germany (born in 1918)
    Helmut Heinrich Waldemar Schmidt; Schmidt.

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brutus

  • noun statesman of ancient Rome who (with Cassius) led a conspiracy to assassinate Julius Caesar (85-42 BC)
    Marcus Junius Brutus.

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havel

  • noun Czech dramatist and statesman whose plays opposed totalitarianism and who served as president of Czechoslovakia from 1989 to 1992 and president of the Czech Republic since 1993 (born in 1936)
    Vaclav Havel.

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gnaeus_pompeius_magnus

  • noun Roman general and statesman who quarrelled with Caesar and fled to Egypt where he was murdered (106-48 BC)
    Pompey; Pompey the Great.

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charles_camille_saint-saens

  • noun French pianist and composer (1835-1921)
    Saint-Saens.

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hosni_mubarak

  • noun Egyptian statesman who became president in 1981 after Sadat was assassinated (born in 1929)
    Mubarak.

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sergei_rachmaninoff

  • noun composer and piano virtuoso born in Russia (1873-1943)
    Rachmaninoff; Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninoff; Sergei Rachmaninov; Rachmaninov; Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninov.

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colin_powell

  • noun United States general who was the first African American to serve as chief of staff; later served as Secretary of State under President George W. Bush (born 1937)
    Powell; Colin luther Powell.

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kalinin

  • noun soviet statesman and head of state of the USSR (1875-1946)
    Mikhail Ivanovich Kalinin; Mikhail Kalinin.

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ian_smith

  • noun Rhodesian statesman who declared independence of Zimbabwe from Great Britain (born in 1919)
    Smith; Ian Douglas Smith.

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alcibiades

  • noun ancient Athenian statesman and general in the Peloponnesian War (circa 450-404 BC)

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marcus_tullius_cicero

  • noun a Roman statesman and orator remembered for his mastery of Latin prose (106-43 BC)
    Cicero; Tully.

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kenyata

  • noun Kenyan statesman and the first president of independent Kenya (1893-1978)
    Jomo Kenyata.

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john_r._major

  • noun British statesman who was prime minister from 1990 until 1997 (born in 1943)
    John Roy Major; Major; John Major.

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bevin

  • noun British labor leader and statesman who played an important role in diplomacy after World War II (1884-1951)
    Ernest Bevin.

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viscount_st._albans

  • noun English statesman and philosopher; precursor of British empiricism; advocated inductive reasoning (1561-1626)
    1st Baron Verulam; Sir Francis Bacon; Baron Verulam; Bacon; Francis Bacon.

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bernard_baruch

  • noun economic advisor to United States Presidents (1870-1965)
    Bernard Mannes Baruch; Baruch.

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gaius_cassius_longinus

  • noun prime mover in the conspiracy against Julius Caesar (died in 42 BC)
    Cassius Longinus; Cassius.

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nansen

  • noun Norwegian explorer of the Arctic and director of the League of Nations relief program for refugees of World War I (1861-1930)
    Fridtjof Nansen.

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kemal_ataturk

  • noun Turkish statesman who abolished the caliphate and founded Turkey as a modern secular state (1881-1938)
    Kemal Pasha; Ataturk; Mustafa Kemal.

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artur_schnabel

  • noun United States composer (born in Austria) and pianist noted for his interpretations of the works of Mozart and Beethoven and Schubert (1882-1951)
    Schnabel.

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more

  • noun English statesman who opposed Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon and was imprisoned and beheaded; recalled for his concept of Utopia, the ideal state
    Sir Thomas More; Thomas More.
  • adjective (comparative of `much' used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning greater in size or amount or extent or degree
    more than.
    • more land
    • more support
    • more rain fell
    • more than a gallon

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liszt

  • noun Hungarian composer and piano virtuoso (1811-1886)
    Franz Liszt.

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robert_walpole

  • noun Englishman and Whig statesman who (under George I) was effectively the first British prime minister (1676-1745)
    Sir Robert Walpole; Walpole; First Earl of Orford.

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kenneth_kaunda

  • noun statesman who led Northern Rhodesia to full independence as Zambia in 1964 and served as Zambia's first president (1924-1999)
    Kenneth David Kaunda; Kaunda.

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player_piano

  • noun a mechanically operated piano that uses a roll of perforated paper to activate the keys
    Pianola; mechanical piano.

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vladimir_vladimirovich_putin

  • noun Russian statesman chosen as president of the Russian Federation in 2000; formerly director of the Federal Security Bureau (born in 1952)
    Putin; Vladimir Putin.

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daniel_ortega

  • noun Nicaraguan statesman (born in 1945)
    Ortega; Daniel Ortega Saavedra.

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robert_clive

  • noun British general and statesman whose victory at Plassey in 1757 strengthened British control of India (1725-1774)
    Baron Clive; Clive; Baron Clive of Plassey.

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first_duke_of_wellington

  • noun British general and statesman; he defeated Napoleon at Waterloo; subsequently served as Prime Minister (1769-1852)
    Iron Duke; Duke of Wellington; Wellington; Arthur Wellesley.

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smuts

  • noun South African statesman and soldier (1870-1950)
    Jan Christian Smuts.
  • noun a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink
    smut; soot; crock; lampblack; carbon black.

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general_charles_de_gaulle

  • noun French general and statesman who became very popular during World War II as the leader of the Free French forces in exile (1890-1970)
    Charles de Gaulle; de Gaulle; Charles Andre Joseph Marie de Gaulle; General de Gaulle.

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artur_rubinstein

  • noun United States pianist (born in Poland) known for his interpretations of the music of Chopin (1886-1982)
    Arthur Rubinstein; Rubinstein.

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mechanical_piano

  • noun a mechanically operated piano that uses a roll of perforated paper to activate the keys
    player piano; Pianola.

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mikhail_sergeyevich_gorbachev

  • noun Soviet statesman whose foreign policy brought an end to the Cold War and whose domestic policy introduced major reforms (born in 1931)
    Mikhail Gorbachev; Gorbachev.

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caesarian

  • noun the delivery of a fetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way)
    C-section; cesarian section; caesarian delivery; caesarian section; cesarean; cesarian; cesarean section; cesarean delivery; abdominal delivery; caesarean delivery; caesarean; caesarean section.
  • adjective relating to abdominal delivery
    cesarean; caesarean; cesarian.

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baron_verulam

  • noun English statesman and philosopher; precursor of British empiricism; advocated inductive reasoning (1561-1626)
    1st Baron Verulam; Sir Francis Bacon; Viscount St. Albans; Bacon; Francis Bacon.

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iron_chancellor

  • noun German statesman under whose leadership Germany was united (1815-1898)
    Otto von Bismarck; Bismarck; Prince Otto Eduard Leopold von Bismarck; von Bismarck; Prince Otto von Bismarck.

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octavian

  • noun Roman statesman who established the Roman Empire and became emperor in 27 BC; defeated Mark Antony and Cleopatra in 31 BC at Actium (63 BC - AD 14)
    Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus; Gaius Octavianus; Augustus.

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john_roy_major

  • noun British statesman who was prime minister from 1990 until 1997 (born in 1943)
    Major; John Major; John R. Major.

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david_ben_gurion

  • noun Israeli statesman (born in Poland) and active Zionist who organized resistance against the British after World War II; prime minister of Israel (1886-1973)
    Ben Gurion; David Grun.

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suharto

  • noun Indonesian statesman who seized power from Sukarno in 1967 (born in 1921)

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julian

  • noun Roman Emperor and nephew of Constantine; he restored paganism as the official religion of the Roman Empire and destroyed Christian temples but his decision was reversed after his death (331?-363)
    Julian the Apostate; Flavius Claudius Julianus.
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Julius Caesar
    • the Julian calendar

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pianola

  • noun a mechanically operated piano that uses a roll of perforated paper to activate the keys
    player piano; mechanical piano.

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nelson_rolihlahla_mandela

  • noun South African statesman who was released from prison to become the nation's first democratically elected president in 1994 (born in 1918)
    Nelson Mandela; Mandela.

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rachmaninov

  • noun composer and piano virtuoso born in Russia (1873-1943)
    Rachmaninoff; Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninoff; Sergei Rachmaninov; Sergei Rachmaninoff; Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninov.

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acheson

  • noun United States statesman who promoted the Marshall Plan and helped establish NATO (1893-1971)
    Dean Acheson; Dean Gooderham Acheson.

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julius_caesar

  • noun conqueror of Gaul and master of Italy (100-44 BC)
    Caesar; Gaius Julius Caesar.

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haldane

  • noun Scottish geneticist (son of John Haldane) who contributed to the development of population genetics; a popularizer of science and a Marxist (1892-1964)
    John Burdon Sanderson Haldane; J. B. S. Haldane.
  • noun Scottish physiologist and brother of Richard Haldane and Elizabeth Haldane; noted for research into industrial diseases (1860-1936)
    John Scott Haldane; John Haldane.

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serkin

  • noun United States concert pianist (born in Czechoslovakia) (1903-1991)
    Rudolf Serkin.

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elder

  • noun a person who is older than you are
    senior.
  • noun any of numerous shrubs or small trees of temperate and subtropical northern hemisphere having white flowers and berrylike fruit
    elderberry bush.

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horowitz

  • noun Russian concert pianist who was a leading international virtuoso (1904-1989)
    Vladimir Horowitz.

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prince_otto_von_bismarck

  • noun German statesman under whose leadership Germany was united (1815-1898)
    Iron Chancellor; Otto von Bismarck; Bismarck; Prince Otto Eduard Leopold von Bismarck; von Bismarck.

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klemens_metternich

  • noun Austrian statesman (1773-1859)
    Prince Klemens Wenzel Nepomuk Lothar von Metternich; Metternich.

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general_de_gaulle

  • noun French general and statesman who became very popular during World War II as the leader of the Free French forces in exile (1890-1970)
    Charles de Gaulle; de Gaulle; Charles Andre Joseph Marie de Gaulle; General Charles de Gaulle.

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bela_bartok

  • noun Hungarian composer and pianist who collected Hungarian folk music; in 1940 he moved to the United States (1881-1945)
    Bartok.

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north

  • noun the region of the United States lying to the north of the Mason-Dixon line
  • noun the United States (especially the northern states during the American Civil War)
    Union.
    • he has visited every state in the Union
    • Lee hoped to detach Maryland from the Union
    • the North's superior resources turned the scale

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achmad_sukarno

  • noun Indonesian statesman who obtained the independence of Indonesia from the Netherlands in 1949 and served as president until ousted by Suharto in a coup d'etat (1901-1970)
    Sukarno.

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vicomte_de_chateaubriand

  • noun French statesman and writer; considered a precursor of the romantic movement in France (1768-1848)
    Chateaubriand; Francois Rene Chateaubriand.

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vargas

  • noun Brazilian statesman who ruled Brazil as a virtual dictator (1883-1954)
    Getulio Dornelles Vargas.

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gorbachev

  • noun Soviet statesman whose foreign policy brought an end to the Cold War and whose domestic policy introduced major reforms (born in 1931)
    Mikhail Gorbachev; Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev.

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molotov

  • noun Soviet statesman (1890-1986)
    Vyacheslav Mikhailovich Molotov.
  • noun a city in the European part of Russia
    Perm.

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deng_xiaoping

  • noun Chinese communist statesman (1904-1997)
    Teng Hsiao-ping; Teng Hsiaoping.

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william_gladstone

  • noun liberal British statesman who served as prime minister four times (1809-1898)
    Gladstone; William Ewart Gladstone.

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dean_gooderham_acheson

  • noun United States statesman who promoted the Marshall Plan and helped establish NATO (1893-1971)
    Acheson; Dean Acheson.

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flaminius

  • noun Roman statesman and general who built the Flaminian Way; died when he was defeated by Hannibal (died 217 BC)
    Gaius Flaminius.

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first_viscount_haldane_of_cloan

  • noun Scottish statesman and brother of Elizabeth and John Haldane (1856-1928)
    Haldane; Richard Burdon Haldane; Richard Haldane.

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anwar_sadat

  • noun Egyptian statesman who (as president of Egypt) negotiated a peace treaty with Menachem Begin (then prime minister of Israel) (1918-1981)
    Anwar el-Sadat; Sadat.

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menachem_begin

  • noun Israeli statesman (born in Russia) who (as prime minister of Israel) negotiated a peace treaty with Anwar Sadat (then the president of Egypt) (1913-1992)
    Begin.

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franz_liszt

  • noun Hungarian composer and piano virtuoso (1811-1886)
    Liszt.

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kaunda

  • noun statesman who led Northern Rhodesia to full independence as Zambia in 1964 and served as Zambia's first president (1924-1999)
    Kenneth David Kaunda; Kenneth Kaunda.

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francis_bacon

  • noun English statesman and philosopher; precursor of British empiricism; advocated inductive reasoning (1561-1626)
    1st Baron Verulam; Sir Francis Bacon; Baron Verulam; Viscount St. Albans; Bacon.

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konoe

  • noun Japanese statesman who set Japan's expansionist policies and formed an alliance with Germany and Italy (1891-1945)
    Fumimaro Konoye; Prince Fumimaro Konoe; Konoye; Prince Fumimaro Konoye; Fumimaro Konoe.

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poulenc

  • noun French pianist and composer (1899-1963)
    Francis Poulenc.

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chaim_weizmann

  • noun Israeli statesman who persuaded the United States to recognize the new state of Israel and became its first president (1874-1952)
    Weizmann; Chaim Azriel Weizmann.

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william_of_wykeham

  • noun English prelate and statesman; founded a college at Oxford and Winchester College in Winchester; served as chancellor of England and bishop of Winchester (1324-1404)
    Wykeham.

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pianoforte

  • noun a keyboard instrument that is played by depressing keys that cause hammers to strike tuned strings and produce sounds
    piano; forte-piano.

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cincinnatus

  • noun Roman statesman regarded as a model of simple virtue; he twice was called to assume dictatorship of Rome and each time retired to his farm (519-438 BC)
    Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus.

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chaim_azriel_weizmann

  • noun Israeli statesman who persuaded the United States to recognize the new state of Israel and became its first president (1874-1952)
    Chaim Weizmann; Weizmann.

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paul_ludwig_von_beneckendorff_und_von_hindenburg

  • noun German field marshal and statesman; as president of the Weimar Republic he reluctantly appointed Hitler as chancellor in 1933 (1847-1934)
    Paul von Hindenburg; Hindenburg.

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mrs._gandhi

  • noun daughter of Nehru who served as prime minister of India from 1966 to 1977 (1917-1984)
    Indira Gandhi; Gandhi; Indira Nehru Gandhi.

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francis_poulenc

  • noun French pianist and composer (1899-1963)
    Poulenc.

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arthur_rubinstein

  • noun United States pianist (born in Poland) known for his interpretations of the music of Chopin (1886-1982)
    Artur Rubinstein; Rubinstein.

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cassius_longinus

  • noun prime mover in the conspiracy against Julius Caesar (died in 42 BC)
    Cassius; Gaius Cassius Longinus.

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oliver_cromwell

  • noun English general and statesman who led the parliamentary army in the English Civil War (1599-1658)
    Cromwell; Ironsides.

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tony_blair

  • noun British statesman who became prime minister in 1997 (born in 1953)
    Blair; Anthony Charles Lynton Blair.

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gandhi

  • noun daughter of Nehru who served as prime minister of India from 1966 to 1977 (1917-1984)
    Indira Gandhi; Mrs. Gandhi; Indira Nehru Gandhi.
  • noun political and spiritual leader during India's struggle with Great Britain for home rule; an advocate of passive resistance (1869-1948)
    Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi; Mahatma Gandhi.

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fumimaro_konoye

  • noun Japanese statesman who set Japan's expansionist policies and formed an alliance with Germany and Italy (1891-1945)
    Konoe; Prince Fumimaro Konoe; Konoye; Prince Fumimaro Konoye; Fumimaro Konoe.

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duc_de_sully

  • noun French statesman (1560-1641)
    Sully; Maxmilien de Bethune.

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lewis

  • noun United States rock star singer and pianist (born in 1935)
    Jerry Lee Lewis.
  • noun United States athlete who won gold medals at the Olympics for his skill in sprinting and jumping (born in 1961)
    Frederick Carleton Lewis; Carl Lewis.

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sir_robert_walpole

  • noun Englishman and Whig statesman who (under George I) was effectively the first British prime minister (1676-1745)
    Walpole; First Earl of Orford; Robert Walpole.

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mechanical

  • adjective using (or as if using) mechanisms or tools or devices
    • a mechanical process
    • his smile was very mechanical
    • a mechanical toy
  • adjective relating to or concerned with machinery or tools
    mechanically skillful.
    • mechanical arts
    • mechanical design
    • mechanical skills

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gaius_julius_caesar_octavianus

  • noun Roman statesman who established the Roman Empire and became emperor in 27 BC; defeated Mark Antony and Cleopatra in 31 BC at Actium (63 BC - AD 14)
    Gaius Octavianus; Octavian; Augustus.

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vladimir_horowitz

  • noun Russian concert pianist who was a leading international virtuoso (1904-1989)
    Horowitz.

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statecraft

  • noun wisdom in the management of public affairs
    statesmanship; diplomacy.

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prince_otto_eduard_leopold_von_bismarck

  • noun German statesman under whose leadership Germany was united (1815-1898)
    Iron Chancellor; Otto von Bismarck; Bismarck; von Bismarck; Prince Otto von Bismarck.

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sir_sarvepalli_radhakrishnan

  • noun Indian philosopher and statesman who introduced Indian philosophy to the West (1888-1975)
    Radhakrishnan; Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan.

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chamberlain

  • noun British statesman who as Prime Minister pursued a policy of appeasement toward fascist Germany (1869-1940)
    Arthur Neville Chamberlain; Neville Chamberlain.
  • noun the treasurer of a municipal corporation

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winston_s._churchill

  • noun British statesman and leader during World War II; received Nobel prize for literature in 1953 (1874-1965)
    Sir Winston Leonard Spenser Churchill; Churchill; Winston Churchill.

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william_ewart_gladstone

  • noun liberal British statesman who served as prime minister four times (1809-1898)
    Gladstone; William Gladstone.

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piano

  • noun a keyboard instrument that is played by depressing keys that cause hammers to strike tuned strings and produce sounds
    pianoforte; forte-piano.
  • noun (music) low loudness
    pianissimo.

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ernest_bevin

  • noun British labor leader and statesman who played an important role in diplomacy after World War II (1884-1951)
    Bevin.

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pitt_the_younger

  • noun English statesman and son of Pitt the Elder (1759-1806)
    Pitt; Second Earl of Chatham; William Pitt.

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jinnah

  • noun Indian statesman who was the founder of Pakistan as a Muslim state (1876-1948)
    Muhammad Ali Jinnah.

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de

  • noun a Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies
    Diamond State; Delaware; First State.

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lorenzo_the_magnificent

  • noun Italian statesman and scholar who supported many artists and humanists including Michelangelo and Leonardo and Botticelli (1449-1492)
    Lorenzo de'Medici.

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gladstone

  • noun liberal British statesman who served as prime minister four times (1809-1898)
    William Ewart Gladstone; William Gladstone.
  • noun a large travelling bag made of stiff leather
    Gladstone bag; portmanteau.

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sir_winston_leonard_spenser_churchill

  • noun British statesman and leader during World War II; received Nobel prize for literature in 1953 (1874-1965)
    Churchill; Winston Churchill; Winston S. Churchill.

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philip_dormer_stanhope

  • noun suave and witty English statesman remembered mostly for letters to his son (1694-1773)
    Chesterfield; Fourth Earl of Chesterfield.

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muhammad_ali_jinnah

  • noun Indian statesman who was the founder of Pakistan as a Muslim state (1876-1948)
    Jinnah.

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anton_grigorevich_rubinstein

  • noun Russian composer and pianist (1829-1894)
    Anton Gregor Rubinstein; Anton Rubenstein; Rubinstein.

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national

  • noun a person who owes allegiance to that nation
    subject.
    • a monarch has a duty to his subjects
  • adjective of or relating to or belonging to a nation or country
    • national hero
    • national anthem
    • a national landmark

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fox

  • noun alert carnivorous mammal with pointed muzzle and ears and a bushy tail; most are predators that do not hunt in packs
  • noun a shifty deceptive person
    dodger; slyboots.

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jomo_kenyata

  • noun Kenyan statesman and the first president of independent Kenya (1893-1978)
    Kenyata.

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maxmilien_de_bethune

  • noun French statesman (1560-1641)
    Sully; Duc de Sully.

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richard_haldane

  • noun Scottish statesman and brother of Elizabeth and John Haldane (1856-1928)
    Haldane; Richard Burdon Haldane; First Viscount Haldane of Cloan.

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pompey_the_great

  • noun Roman general and statesman who quarrelled with Caesar and fled to Egypt where he was murdered (106-48 BC)
    Pompey; Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus.

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dame_myra_hess

  • noun English pianist (1890-1965)
    Hess.

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blair

  • noun British statesman who became prime minister in 1997 (born in 1953)
    Tony Blair; Anthony Charles Lynton Blair.

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niccolo_machiavelli

  • noun a statesman of Florence who advocated a strong central government (1469-1527)
    Machiavelli.

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anton_rubenstein

  • noun Russian composer and pianist (1829-1894)
    Anton Grigorevich Rubinstein; Anton Gregor Rubinstein; Rubinstein.

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sir_thomas_more

  • noun English statesman who opposed Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon and was imprisoned and beheaded; recalled for his concept of Utopia, the ideal state
    Thomas More; More.

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daniel_ortega_saavedra

  • noun Nicaraguan statesman (born in 1945)
    Ortega; Daniel Ortega.

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frederick_north

  • noun British statesman under George III whose policies led to rebellion in the American colonies (1732-1792)
    North; Second Earl of Guilford.

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forte-piano

  • noun a keyboard instrument that is played by depressing keys that cause hammers to strike tuned strings and produce sounds
    piano; pianoforte.

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charles_watson-wentworth

  • noun English statesman who served as prime minister and who opposed the war with the American colonies (1730-1782)
    Rockingham; Second Marquis of Rockingham.

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nasser

  • noun Egyptian statesman who nationalized the Suez Canal (1918-1970)
    Gamal Abdel Nasser.
  • noun lake in Egypt formed by dams built on the Nile River at Aswan
    Lake Nasser.

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francois_maurice_marie_mitterrand

  • noun French statesman and president of France from 1981 to 1985 (1916-1996)
    Mitterrand; Francois Mitterrand.

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marcus_vipsanius_agrippa

  • noun Roman general who commanded the fleet that defeated the forces of Antony and Cleopatra at Actium (63-12 BC)
    Agrippa.

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gaius_octavianus

  • noun Roman statesman who established the Roman Empire and became emperor in 27 BC; defeated Mark Antony and Cleopatra in 31 BC at Actium (63 BC - AD 14)
    Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus; Octavian; Augustus.

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machiavellian

  • noun a follower of Machiavelli's principles
  • adjective of or relating to Machiavelli or the principles of conduct he recommended
    • Machiavellian thinking

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lorenzo_de'medici

  • noun Italian statesman and scholar who supported many artists and humanists including Michelangelo and Leonardo and Botticelli (1449-1492)
    Lorenzo the Magnificent.

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winston_churchill

  • noun British statesman and leader during World War II; received Nobel prize for literature in 1953 (1874-1965)
    Sir Winston Leonard Spenser Churchill; Churchill; Winston S. Churchill.

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prince_fumimaro_konoye

  • noun Japanese statesman who set Japan's expansionist policies and formed an alliance with Germany and Italy (1891-1945)
    Fumimaro Konoye; Konoe; Prince Fumimaro Konoe; Konoye; Fumimaro Konoe.

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metternich

  • noun Austrian statesman (1773-1859)
    Klemens Metternich; Prince Klemens Wenzel Nepomuk Lothar von Metternich.

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arafat

  • noun Palestinian statesman who was chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization (1929-2004)
    Yasser Arafat.

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demosthenes

  • noun Athenian statesman and orator (circa 385-322 BC)

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1st_earl_baldwin_of_bewdley

  • noun English statesman; member of the Conservative Party (1867-1947)
    Stanley Baldwin; Baldwin.

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moshe_dayan

  • noun Israeli general and statesman (1915-1981)
    Dayan.

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rudolf_serkin

  • noun United States concert pianist (born in Czechoslovakia) (1903-1991)
    Serkin.

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nehru

  • noun Indian statesman and leader with Gandhi in the struggle for home rule; was the first prime minister of the Republic of India from 1947 to 1964 (1889-1964)
    Jawaharlal Nehru.

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alexander_hamilton

  • noun United States statesman and leader of the Federalists; as the first Secretary of the Treasury he establish a federal bank; was mortally wounded in a duel with Aaron Burr (1755-1804)
    Hamilton.

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gouverneur_morris

  • noun United States statesman who led the committee that produced the final draft of the United States Constitution (1752-1816)
    Morris.

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earl_of_warwick

  • noun English statesman; during the War of the Roses he fought first for the house of York and secured the throne for Edward IV and then changed sides to fight for the house of Lancaster and secured the throne for Henry VI (1428-1471)
    Kingmaker; Richard Neville; Warwick.

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second_earl_of_chatham

  • noun English statesman and son of Pitt the Elder (1759-1806)
    Pitt the Younger; Pitt; William Pitt.

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charles_andre_joseph_marie_de_gaulle

  • noun French general and statesman who became very popular during World War II as the leader of the Free French forces in exile (1890-1970)
    Charles de Gaulle; de Gaulle; General de Gaulle; General Charles de Gaulle.

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indira_gandhi

  • noun daughter of Nehru who served as prime minister of India from 1966 to 1977 (1917-1984)
    Mrs. Gandhi; Gandhi; Indira Nehru Gandhi.

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founding_father

  • noun a member of the Constitutional Convention that drafted the United States Constitution in 1787
  • noun a person who founds or establishes some institution
    father; beginner; founder.
    • George Washington is the father of his country

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fumimaro_konoe

  • noun Japanese statesman who set Japan's expansionist policies and formed an alliance with Germany and Italy (1891-1945)
    Fumimaro Konoye; Konoe; Prince Fumimaro Konoe; Konoye; Prince Fumimaro Konoye.

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eamon_de_valera

  • noun Irish statesman (born in the United States); as president of the Irish Free State he was responsible for the new constitution of 1937 that created the state of Eire (1882-1975)
    de Valera.

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colin_luther_powell

  • noun United States general who was the first African American to serve as chief of staff; later served as Secretary of State under President George W. Bush (born 1937)
    Colin Powell; Powell.

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teng_hsiao-ping

  • noun Chinese communist statesman (1904-1997)
    Deng Xiaoping; Teng Hsiaoping.

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simon_bolivar

  • noun Venezuelan statesman who led the revolt of South American colonies against Spanish rule; founded Bolivia in 1825 (1783-1830)
    Bolivar; El Libertador.

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teng_hsiaoping

  • noun Chinese communist statesman (1904-1997)
    Deng Xiaoping; Teng Hsiao-ping.

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wellington

  • noun British general and statesman; he defeated Napoleon at Waterloo; subsequently served as Prime Minister (1769-1852)
    First Duke of Wellington; Iron Duke; Duke of Wellington; Arthur Wellesley.
  • noun the capital of New Zealand
    capital of New Zealand.

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arthur_wellesley

  • noun British general and statesman; he defeated Napoleon at Waterloo; subsequently served as Prime Minister (1769-1852)
    First Duke of Wellington; Iron Duke; Duke of Wellington; Wellington.

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paul_von_hindenburg

  • noun German field marshal and statesman; as president of the Weimar Republic he reluctantly appointed Hitler as chancellor in 1933 (1847-1934)
    Paul Ludwig von Beneckendorff und von Hindenburg; Hindenburg.

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schumann

  • noun German pianist and composer of piano music; renowned for her interpretation of music, especially the music of her husband Robert Schumann (1819-1896)
    Clara Josephine Schumann.
  • noun German romantic composer known for piano music and songs (1810-1856)
    Robert Alexander Schumann; Robert Schumann.

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national_leader

  • noun a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs
    statesman; solon.

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josip_broz

  • noun Yugoslav statesman who led the resistance to German occupation during World War II and established a communist state after the war (1892-1980)
    Tito; Marshal Tito.

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baruch

  • noun economic advisor to United States Presidents (1870-1965)
    Bernard Baruch; Bernard Mannes Baruch.
  • noun a disciple of and secretary for the prophet Jeremiah

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marshall

  • noun United States actor (1914-1998)
    E. G. Marshall.
  • noun United States general and statesman who as Secretary of State organized the European Recovery Program (1880-1959)
    George Catlett Marshall; George Marshall.

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cardinal_richelieu

  • noun French prelate and statesman; principal minister to Louis XIII (1585-1642)
    Richelieu; Armand Jean du Plessis; Duc de Richelieu.

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anwar_el-sadat

  • noun Egyptian statesman who (as president of Egypt) negotiated a peace treaty with Menachem Begin (then prime minister of Israel) (1918-1981)
    Anwar Sadat; Sadat.

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ignace_paderewski

  • noun Polish pianist who in 1919 served as the first Prime Minister of independent Poland (1860-1941)
    Ignace Jan Paderewski; Paderewski.

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agrippa

  • noun Roman general who commanded the fleet that defeated the forces of Antony and Cleopatra at Actium (63-12 BC)
    Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa.

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bismarck

  • noun German statesman under whose leadership Germany was united (1815-1898)
    Iron Chancellor; Otto von Bismarck; Prince Otto Eduard Leopold von Bismarck; von Bismarck; Prince Otto von Bismarck.
  • noun capital of the state of North Dakota; located in south central North Dakota overlooking the Missouri river
    capital of North Dakota.

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frederic_francois_chopin

  • noun French composer (born in Poland) and pianist of the romantic school (1810-1849)
    Chopin.

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leonid_brezhnev

  • noun Soviet statesman who became president of the Soviet Union (1906-1982)
    Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev; Brezhnev.

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player

  • noun a person who participates in or is skilled at some game
    participant.
  • noun someone who plays a musical instrument (as a profession)
    musician; instrumentalist.

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helmut_heinrich_waldemar_schmidt

  • noun German statesman who served as chancellor of Germany (born in 1918)
    Schmidt; Helmut Schmidt.

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edmund_burke

  • noun British statesman famous for his oratory; pleaded the cause of the American colonists in British Parliament and defended the parliamentary system (1729-1797)
    Burke.

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sukarno

  • noun Indonesian statesman who obtained the independence of Indonesia from the Netherlands in 1949 and served as president until ousted by Suharto in a coup d'etat (1901-1970)
    Achmad Sukarno.

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grand

  • noun the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100
    yard; G; thou; thousand; M; chiliad; one thousand; K; 1000.
  • noun a piano with the strings on a horizontal harp-shaped frame; usually supported by three legs
    grand piano.

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blitzstein

  • noun United States pianist and composer of operas and musical plays (1905-1964)
    Marc Blitzstein.

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meir

  • noun Israeli statesman (born in Russia) (1898-1978)
    Golda Meir.

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william_pitt

  • noun English statesman and son of Pitt the Elder (1759-1806)
    Pitt the Younger; Pitt; Second Earl of Chatham.
  • noun English statesman who brought the Seven Years' War to an end (1708-1778)
    Pitt the Elder; First Earl of Chatham; Pitt.

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sergei_rachmaninov

  • noun composer and piano virtuoso born in Russia (1873-1943)
    Rachmaninoff; Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninoff; Sergei Rachmaninoff; Rachmaninov; Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninov.

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david_grun

  • noun Israeli statesman (born in Poland) and active Zionist who organized resistance against the British after World War II; prime minister of Israel (1886-1973)
    Ben Gurion; David Ben Gurion.

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getulio_dornelles_vargas

  • noun Brazilian statesman who ruled Brazil as a virtual dictator (1883-1954)
    Vargas.

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clive

  • noun British general and statesman whose victory at Plassey in 1757 strengthened British control of India (1725-1774)
    Robert Clive; Baron Clive; Baron Clive of Plassey.

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grey

  • noun United States writer of western adventure novels (1875-1939)
    Zane Grey.
  • noun Queen of England for nine days in 1553; she was quickly replaced by Mary Tudor and beheaded for treason (1537-1554)
    Lady Jane Grey.

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morris

  • noun United States suffragist in Wyoming (1814-1902)
    Esther Hobart McQuigg Slack Morris; Esther Morris.
  • noun English poet and craftsman (1834-1896)
    William Morris.

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george_catlett_marshall

  • noun United States general and statesman who as Secretary of State organized the European Recovery Program (1880-1959)
    Marshall; George Marshall.

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machiavelli

  • noun a statesman of Florence who advocated a strong central government (1469-1527)
    Niccolo Machiavelli.

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manuel_de_falla

  • noun Spanish composer and pianist (1876-1946)
    Falla.

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jerry_lee_lewis

  • noun United States rock star singer and pianist (born in 1935)
    Lewis.

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sir_seretse_khama

  • noun Botswanan statesman who was the first president of Botswana (1921-1980)
    Khama.

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karl_czerny

  • noun Austrian virtuoso pianist and composer of many works for the piano; studied with Beethoven and was a teacher of Liszt (1791-1857)
    Czerny.

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mubarak

  • noun Egyptian statesman who became president in 1981 after Sadat was assassinated (born in 1929)
    Hosni Mubarak.

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golda_meir

  • noun Israeli statesman (born in Russia) (1898-1978)
    Meir.

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vladimir_putin

  • noun Russian statesman chosen as president of the Russian Federation in 2000; formerly director of the Federal Security Bureau (born in 1952)
    Putin; Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin.

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1st_baron_verulam

  • noun English statesman and philosopher; precursor of British empiricism; advocated inductive reasoning (1561-1626)
    Sir Francis Bacon; Baron Verulam; Viscount St. Albans; Bacon; Francis Bacon.

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1st_earl_of_balfour

  • noun English statesman; member of the Conservative Party (1848-1930)
    Arthur James Balfour; Balfour.

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brandt

  • noun German statesman who as chancellor of West Germany worked to reduce tensions with eastern Europe (1913-1992)
    Willy Brandt.

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georges_eugene_benjamin_clemenceau

  • noun French statesman who played a key role in negotiating the Treaty of Versailles (1841-1929)
    Clemenceau; Georges Clemenceau.

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prince_fumimaro_konoe

  • noun Japanese statesman who set Japan's expansionist policies and formed an alliance with Germany and Italy (1891-1945)
    Fumimaro Konoye; Konoe; Konoye; Prince Fumimaro Konoye; Fumimaro Konoe.

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vaclav_havel

  • noun Czech dramatist and statesman whose plays opposed totalitarianism and who served as president of Czechoslovakia from 1989 to 1992 and president of the Czech Republic since 1993 (born in 1936)
    Havel.

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ortega

  • noun Nicaraguan statesman (born in 1945)
    Daniel Ortega Saavedra; Daniel Ortega.

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lech_walesa

  • noun Polish labor leader and statesman (born in 1943)
    Walesa.

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richard_burdon_haldane

  • noun Scottish statesman and brother of Elizabeth and John Haldane (1856-1928)
    Haldane; First Viscount Haldane of Cloan; Richard Haldane.

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second_earl_of_guilford

  • noun British statesman under George III whose policies led to rebellion in the American colonies (1732-1792)
    North; Frederick North.

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kingmaker

  • noun English statesman; during the War of the Roses he fought first for the house of York and secured the throne for Edward IV and then changed sides to fight for the house of Lancaster and secured the throne for Henry VI (1428-1471)
    Earl of Warwick; Richard Neville; Warwick.
  • noun an important person who can bring leaders to power through the exercise of political influence
    • the Earl of Warwick was the first kingmaker

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augustus

  • noun Roman statesman who established the Roman Empire and became emperor in 27 BC; defeated Mark Antony and Cleopatra in 31 BC at Actium (63 BC - AD 14)
    Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus; Gaius Octavianus; Octavian.

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francois_rene_chateaubriand

  • noun French statesman and writer; considered a precursor of the romantic movement in France (1768-1848)
    Vicomte de Chateaubriand; Chateaubriand.

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charles_maurice_de_talleyrand

  • noun French statesman (1754-1838)
    Talleyrand.

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charles_grey

  • noun Englishman who as Prime Minister implemented social reforms including the abolition of slavery throughout the British Empire (1764-1845)
    Grey; Second Earl Grey.

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margaret_hilda_thatcher

  • noun British stateswoman; first woman to serve as Prime Minister (born in 1925)
    Iron Lady; Margaret Thatcher; Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven; Thatcher.

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elder_statesman

  • noun any influential person whose advice is highly respected
  • noun an elderly statesman whose advice is sought be government leaders

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weizmann

  • noun Israeli statesman who persuaded the United States to recognize the new state of Israel and became its first president (1874-1952)
    Chaim Weizmann; Chaim Azriel Weizmann.

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lucius_quinctius_cincinnatus

  • noun Roman statesman regarded as a model of simple virtue; he twice was called to assume dictatorship of Rome and each time retired to his farm (519-438 BC)
    Cincinnatus.

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burke

  • noun British statesman famous for his oratory; pleaded the cause of the American colonists in British Parliament and defended the parliamentary system (1729-1797)
    Edmund Burke.
  • noun United States frontierswoman and legendary figure of the Wild West noted for her marksmanship (1852-1903)
    Calamity Jane; Martha Jane Burk; Burk; Martha Jane Burke.

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sully

  • noun United States painter (born in England) of portraits and historical scenes (1783-1872)
    Thomas Sully.
  • noun French statesman (1560-1641)
    Maxmilien de Bethune; Duc de Sully.

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tully

  • noun a Roman statesman and orator remembered for his mastery of Latin prose (106-43 BC)
    Cicero; Marcus Tullius Cicero.

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hindenburg

  • noun German field marshal and statesman; as president of the Weimar Republic he reluctantly appointed Hitler as chancellor in 1933 (1847-1934)
    Paul Ludwig von Beneckendorff und von Hindenburg; Paul von Hindenburg.

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pompey

  • noun Roman general and statesman who quarrelled with Caesar and fled to Egypt where he was murdered (106-48 BC)
    Gnaeus Pompeius Magnus; Pompey the Great.
  • noun a port city in southern England on the English Channel; Britain's major naval base
    Portsmouth.

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verwoerd

  • noun South African statesman who instituted the policy of apartheid (1901-1966)
    Hendrik Verwoerd; Hendrik Frensch Verwoerd.

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brezhnev

  • noun Soviet statesman who became president of the Soviet Union (1906-1982)
    Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev; Leonid Brezhnev.

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leader

  • noun a person who rules or guides or inspires others
  • noun a featured article of merchandise sold at a loss in order to draw customers
    loss leader; drawing card.

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arthur_neville_chamberlain

  • noun British statesman who as Prime Minister pursued a policy of appeasement toward fascist Germany (1869-1940)
    Chamberlain; Neville Chamberlain.

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bartok

  • noun Hungarian composer and pianist who collected Hungarian folk music; in 1940 he moved to the United States (1881-1945)
    Bela Bartok.

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baron_clive

  • noun British general and statesman whose victory at Plassey in 1757 strengthened British control of India (1725-1774)
    Robert Clive; Clive; Baron Clive of Plassey.

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de_valera

  • noun Irish statesman (born in the United States); as president of the Irish Free State he was responsible for the new constitution of 1937 that created the state of Eire (1882-1975)
    Eamon de Valera.

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konoye

  • noun Japanese statesman who set Japan's expansionist policies and formed an alliance with Germany and Italy (1891-1945)
    Fumimaro Konoye; Konoe; Prince Fumimaro Konoe; Prince Fumimaro Konoye; Fumimaro Konoe.

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neville_chamberlain

  • noun British statesman who as Prime Minister pursued a policy of appeasement toward fascist Germany (1869-1940)
    Arthur Neville Chamberlain; Chamberlain.

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jan_christian_smuts

  • noun South African statesman and soldier (1870-1950)
    Smuts.

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davis

  • noun English navigator who explored the Arctic while searching for the Northwest Passage (1550-1605)
    Davys; John Davys; John Davis.
  • noun United States painter who developed an American version of cubism (1894-1964)
    Stuart Davis.

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seneca

  • noun Roman statesman and philosopher who was an advisor to Nero; his nine extant tragedies are modeled on Greek tragedies (circa 4 BC - 65 AD)
    Lucius Annaeus Seneca.
  • noun a member of the Iroquoian people formerly living in New York State south of Lake Ontario

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duc_de_richelieu

  • noun French prelate and statesman; principal minister to Louis XIII (1585-1642)
    Richelieu; Cardinal Richelieu; Armand Jean du Plessis.

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fourth_earl_of_chesterfield

  • noun suave and witty English statesman remembered mostly for letters to his son (1694-1773)
    Philip Dormer Stanhope; Chesterfield.

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kenneth_david_kaunda

  • noun statesman who led Northern Rhodesia to full independence as Zambia in 1964 and served as Zambia's first president (1924-1999)
    Kaunda; Kenneth Kaunda.

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sun_yixian

  • noun Chinese statesman who organized the Kuomintang and led the revolution that overthrew the Manchu dynasty in 1911 and 1912 (1866-1925)
    Sun Yat-sen.

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thomas_more

  • noun English statesman who opposed Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon and was imprisoned and beheaded; recalled for his concept of Utopia, the ideal state
    Sir Thomas More; More.

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schnabel

  • noun United States composer (born in Austria) and pianist noted for his interpretations of the works of Mozart and Beethoven and Schubert (1882-1951)
    Artur Schnabel.

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sir_francis_bacon

  • noun English statesman and philosopher; precursor of British empiricism; advocated inductive reasoning (1561-1626)
    1st Baron Verulam; Baron Verulam; Viscount St. Albans; Bacon; Francis Bacon.

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richard_neville

  • noun English statesman; during the War of the Roses he fought first for the house of York and secured the throne for Edward IV and then changed sides to fight for the house of Lancaster and secured the throne for Henry VI (1428-1471)
    Earl of Warwick; Kingmaker; Warwick.

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khama

  • noun Botswanan statesman who was the first president of Botswana (1921-1980)
    Sir Seretse Khama.

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charles_james_fox

  • noun English statesman who supported American independence and the French Revolution (1749-1806)
    Fox.

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konrad_adenauer

  • noun German statesman; chancellor of West Germany (1876-1967)
    Adenauer.

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yasser_arafat

  • noun Palestinian statesman who was chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization (1929-2004)
    Arafat.

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clement_attlee

  • noun British statesman and leader of the Labour Party who instituted the welfare state in Britain (1883-1967)
    Attlee; 1st Earl Attlee; Clement Richard Attlee.

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upright

  • noun a vertical structural member as a post or stake
    vertical.
    • the ball sailed between the uprights
  • noun a piano with a vertical sounding board
    upright piano.

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george_marshall

  • noun United States general and statesman who as Secretary of State organized the European Recovery Program (1880-1959)
    Marshall; George Catlett Marshall.

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anthony_charles_lynton_blair

  • noun British statesman who became prime minister in 1997 (born in 1953)
    Tony Blair; Blair.

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thatcher

  • noun British stateswoman; first woman to serve as Prime Minister (born in 1925)
    Iron Lady; Margaret Thatcher; Margaret Hilda Thatcher; Baroness Thatcher of Kesteven.
  • noun someone skilled in making a roof from plant stalks or foliage

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el_libertador

  • noun Venezuelan statesman who led the revolt of South American colonies against Spanish rule; founded Bolivia in 1825 (1783-1830)
    Bolivar; Simon Bolivar.
  • noun a mountain in the Andes in Argentina (22,047 feet high)

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second_earl_grey

  • noun Englishman who as Prime Minister implemented social reforms including the abolition of slavery throughout the British Empire (1764-1845)
    Charles Grey; Grey.

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otto_von_bismarck

  • noun German statesman under whose leadership Germany was united (1815-1898)
    Iron Chancellor; Bismarck; Prince Otto Eduard Leopold von Bismarck; von Bismarck; Prince Otto von Bismarck.

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duke_of_wellington

  • noun British general and statesman; he defeated Napoleon at Waterloo; subsequently served as Prime Minister (1769-1852)
    First Duke of Wellington; Iron Duke; Wellington; Arthur Wellesley.

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de_gaulle

  • noun French general and statesman who became very popular during World War II as the leader of the Free French forces in exile (1890-1970)
    Charles de Gaulle; Charles Andre Joseph Marie de Gaulle; General de Gaulle; General Charles de Gaulle.

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rockingham

  • noun English statesman who served as prime minister and who opposed the war with the American colonies (1730-1782)
    Second Marquis of Rockingham; Charles Watson-Wentworth.

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begin

  • noun Israeli statesman (born in Russia) who (as prime minister of Israel) negotiated a peace treaty with Anwar Sadat (then the president of Egypt) (1913-1992)
    Menachem Begin.
  • verb take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
    get; start out; set about; start; set out; get down; commence.
    • We began working at dawn
    • Who will start?
    • Get working as soon as the sun rises!
    • The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia
    • He began early in the day
    • Let's get down to work now

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prince_klemens_wenzel_nepomuk_lothar_von_metternich

  • noun Austrian statesman (1773-1859)
    Klemens Metternich; Metternich.

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mikhail_ivanovich_kalinin

  • noun soviet statesman and head of state of the USSR (1875-1946)
    Mikhail Kalinin; Kalinin.

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indira_nehru_gandhi

  • noun daughter of Nehru who served as prime minister of India from 1966 to 1977 (1917-1984)
    Indira Gandhi; Mrs. Gandhi; Gandhi.

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falla

  • noun Spanish composer and pianist (1876-1946)
    Manuel de Falla.

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leonid_ilyich_brezhnev

  • noun Soviet statesman who became president of the Soviet Union (1906-1982)
    Leonid Brezhnev; Brezhnev.

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mikhail_gorbachev

  • noun Soviet statesman whose foreign policy brought an end to the Cold War and whose domestic policy introduced major reforms (born in 1931)
    Gorbachev; Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev.

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attlee

  • noun British statesman and leader of the Labour Party who instituted the welfare state in Britain (1883-1967)
    Clement Attlee; 1st Earl Attlee; Clement Richard Attlee.

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major

  • noun a commissioned military officer in the United States Army or Air Force or Marines; below lieutenant colonel and above captain
  • noun British statesman who was prime minister from 1990 until 1997 (born in 1943)
    John Roy Major; John Major; John R. Major.

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statesman

  • noun a man who is a respected leader in national or international affairs
    solon; national leader.

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chateaubriand

  • noun French statesman and writer; considered a precursor of the romantic movement in France (1768-1848)
    Vicomte de Chateaubriand; Francois Rene Chateaubriand.
  • noun a very thick center cut of beef tenderloin

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rubinstein

  • noun United States pianist (born in Poland) known for his interpretations of the music of Chopin (1886-1982)
    Arthur Rubinstein; Artur Rubinstein.
  • noun Russian composer and pianist (1829-1894)
    Anton Grigorevich Rubinstein; Anton Gregor Rubinstein; Anton Rubenstein.

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mitterrand

  • noun French statesman and president of France from 1981 to 1985 (1916-1996)
    Francois Maurice Marie Mitterrand; Francois Mitterrand.

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clara_josephine_schumann

  • noun German pianist and composer of piano music; renowned for her interpretation of music, especially the music of her husband Robert Schumann (1819-1896)
    Schumann.

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iron_duke

  • noun British general and statesman; he defeated Napoleon at Waterloo; subsequently served as Prime Minister (1769-1852)
    First Duke of Wellington; Duke of Wellington; Wellington; Arthur Wellesley.

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jefferson_davis

  • noun American statesman; president of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War (1808-1889)
    Davis.

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kurt_waldheim

  • noun Austrian diplomat who was Secretary General of the United Nations from 1972 to 1981; in 1986 he was elected president of Austria in spite of worldwide allegations that he had direct knowledge of Nazi atrocities during World War II (born in 1918)
    Waldheim.

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