[mas-uh-rik; Czech mah-sah-rik]
- Jan [yahn] /yɑn/, 1886–1948, Czech statesman (son of Tomáŝ).
- 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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Professor Masaryk was to give the signal for the blow for liberty.
President Masaryk was to take up his official residence in the immense royal palace so long deserted.Our Little Czecho-Slovak Cousin
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Besides being a philologist, Dr. Masaryk is also a distinguished writer on philosophical subjects.A History of Bohemian Literature
In complete silence, Masaryk, gray-haired and distinguished appearing, left the train and entered the station.
Soon President Masaryk's train, with its engine elaborately decorated, steamed in through the silent crowd.
- Jan (jan). 1886–1948, Czech statesman; foreign minister (1941–48). He died in mysterious circumstances after the Communists took control of the government
- 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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