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Eisenhower

[ ahy-zuhn-hou-er ]
/ ˈaɪ zənˌhaʊ ər /
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noun
Dwight David, "Ike", 1890–1969, U.S. general and statesman: Chief of Staff 1945–48; 34th president of the U.S. 1953–61.
his wife, Mamie Geneva Doud [doud], /daʊd/, 1896–1979, U.S. First Lady 1953–61.
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Eisenhower
/ (ˈaɪzənˌhaʊə) /

noun
Dwight David, known as Ike. 1890–1969, US general and Republican statesman; Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force (1943–45) and 34th president of the US (1953–61). He commanded Allied forces in Europe and North Africa (1942), directed the invasion of Italy (1943), and was Supreme Commander of the combined land forces of NATO (1950–52)
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