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Laurier

[lawr-ee-ey; French law-ryey] /ˈlɔr iˌeɪ; French lɔˈryeɪ/
noun
1.
Sir Wilfrid
[wil-frid;; French weel-freed] /ˈwɪl frɪd;; French wilˈfrid/ (Show IPA),
1841–1919, Canadian statesman: prime minister 1896–1911.
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  • As we were parting at the exit gates I called Dr. Laurier aside.

    A Master of Mysteries L. T. Meade
  • Dr. Laurier and Mr. Bell, I must see you both, or one of you, in private.

    A Master of Mysteries L. T. Meade
  • The next minute Laurier and Thesiger both burst in from the gallery.

    A Master of Mysteries L. T. Meade
  • Laurier made inquiries, Laurier chose the turnings, Laurier doubted, Laurier decided.

    The War in the Air Herbert George Wells
  • Yes, it will; Laurier will do anything our boss says these days: you fix it!

    The Great Gold Rush

    W. H. P. (William Henry Pope) Jarvis
  • He was interested in Laurier because he was the son of an old friend.

    The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse Vicente Blasco Ibanez
  • The image of Laurier, heavy and ordinary, came into her mind as a consolation.

    The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse Vicente Blasco Ibanez
  • Laurier would not go so far, and the policy of unrestricted reciprocity was made the official programme in 1888.

    The Canadian Dominion Oscar D. Skelton
  • The Laurier Government, unlike its predecessor, did not insist on the restoration of separate schools.

    The Canadian Dominion Oscar D. Skelton
  • Mrs. Laurier's eyes were shining, her cheeks flushed, as she looked at her husband for a signal.

    The Star Lord Boyd Ellanby
British Dictionary definitions for Laurier

Laurier

/ˈlɒrɪə/
noun
1.
Sir Wilfrid. 1841–1919, Canadian Liberal statesman; the first French-Canadian prime minister (1896–1911)
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