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Gompers

[gom-perz]
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noun
  1. Samuel,1850–1924, U.S. labor leader, born in England: president of the American Federation of Labor 1886–94, 1896–1924.
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Historical Examples

  • From the beginning Gompers has followed three general lines of policy.

    The Armies of Labor

    Samuel P. Orth

  • Secondly, Gompers has always advocated frugality in money matters.

    The Armies of Labor

    Samuel P. Orth

  • Gompers has thus been the political watchman of the labor interests.

    The Armies of Labor

    Samuel P. Orth

  • This was the first great step taken by Gompers and the Federation.

    The Armies of Labor

    Samuel P. Orth

  • This programme was in a large measure the work of Gompers, who was a member of the Council.

    The Armies of Labor

    Samuel P. Orth


British Dictionary definitions for gompers

Gompers

noun
  1. Samuel. 1850–1924, US labour leader, born in England; a founder of the American Federation of Labor and its president (1886–94; 1896–1924)
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