[ duhm-bahr-tn ]
/ ˈdʌm bɑr tn /
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an estate in the District of Columbia: site of conferences held to discuss proposals for creation of the United Nations, August–October, 1944.
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British Dictionary definitions for Dumbarton Oaks
/ (ˈdʌmˌbɑːtən) /
an estate in the District of Columbia in the US: scene of conferences in 1944 concerned with creating the United Nations
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