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Ben-Gurion

[ ben-goor-ee-uhn; Sephardic Hebrew ben-goo-ryawn ]
/ bɛnˈgʊər i ən; Sephardic Hebrew ˌbɛn gʊˈryɔn /
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noun
David, 1886–1973, Israeli statesman, born in Poland: prime minister of Israel 1948–53, 1955–63.
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Ben-Gurion
/ (bɛnˈɡʊərɪən) /

noun
David, original name David Gruen . 1886–1973, Israeli socialist statesman, born in Poland; first prime minister of Israel (1948–53, 1955–63)
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