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[mas-uh-rik; Czech mah-sah-rik]
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  1. Jan [yahn] /yɑn/, 1886–1948, Czech statesman (son of Tomáŝ).
  2. To·máŝ Gar·rigue [taw-mahsh gah-rik] /ˈtɔ mɑʃ ˈgɑ rɪk/, 1850–1937, Czech statesman: 1st president of Czechoslovakia 1918–35.
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Historical Examples

  • Professor Masaryk was to give the signal for the blow for liberty.

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  • President Masaryk was to take up his official residence in the immense royal palace so long deserted.

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  • Besides being a philologist, Dr. Masaryk is also a distinguished writer on philosophical subjects.

  • In complete silence, Masaryk, gray-haired and distinguished appearing, left the train and entered the station.

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  • Soon President Masaryk's train, with its engine elaborately decorated, steamed in through the silent crowd.

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British Dictionary definitions for masaryk


  1. Jan (jan). 1886–1948, Czech statesman; foreign minister (1941–48). He died in mysterious circumstances after the Communists took control of the government
  2. his father, Tomáš Garrigue (ˈtɔmaːʃ ˈɡarik). 1850–1937, Czech philosopher and statesman; a founder of Czechoslovakia (1918) and its first president (1918–35)
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