[klem-uh n-soh; French kle-mahn-soh]
- Georges Eu·gène Ben·ja·min [jawrj yoo-jeen ben-juh-min, yoo-jeen; French zhawrzh œ-zhen ban-zha-man] /dʒɔrdʒ yuˈdʒin ˈbɛn dʒə mɪn, ˈyu dʒin; French ʒɔrʒ œˈʒɛn bɛ̃ ʒaˈmɛ̃/, the Tiger, 1841–1929, French statesman, journalist, and editor: premier 1906–09, 1917–20.
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Reduced to the simplest terms, that is the substance of Clemenceau's appeal.The Blot on the Kaiser's 'Scutcheon
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In a contest of obstinacy even Wilson could be matched by Clemenceau.
Clemenceau, according to an American delegate, "had climbed on the band-wagon."
Clemenceau was the chairman of the conference and sat at the head of the table.Birdseye Views of Far Lands
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Premier Clemenceau had collected numerous troops in the capital.Syndicalism in France
- Georges Eugène Benjamin (ʒɔrʒ œʒɛn bɛ̃ʒamɛ̃). 1841–1929, French statesman; prime minister of France (1906–09; 1917–20); negotiated the Treaty of Versailles (1919)