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Van Buren

[van byoo r-uh n] /væn ˈbyʊər ən/
Martin, 1782–1862, 8th president of the U.S. 1837–41.
a town in central Arkansas.
a male given name. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • But then Mr. Van Buren told me the same thing about Jonkheer Brederode.

  • And Mr. Van Buren ought to be with us, to tell us about places.

  • They have refused to nominate Mr. Van Buren because he is opposed to the annexation of Texas.

    The Light in the Clearing Irving Bacheller
  • "That decides it," said Mr. Van Buren, who was stopping on for a day or two.

  • To this cry and this leader Van Buren skillfully harnessed an intelligible, and at the least a reasonable, political creed.

    Martin Van Buren Edward M. Shepard
  • There was a common feeling that Van Buren would do nothing “radical.”

    Expansion and Conflict William E. Dodd
  • The coalition formed in 1827 by Jackson with Van Buren had thus fulfilled its purpose.

  • Van Buren likewise delayed and risked his Southern popularity.

    Expansion and Conflict William E. Dodd
  • Democracy marched steadily on; and Van Buren was willing, probably very willing, to be guided by experience.

    Martin Van Buren Edward M. Shepard
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Van Buren

/væn ˈbjʊərən/
Martin. 1782–1862, US Democratic statesman; 8th president of the US (1837–41)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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