[ ek-spawrt-im-pawrt, ek-spohrt-im-pohrt ]
/ ˈɛk spɔrtˈɪm pɔrt, ˈɛk spoʊrtˈɪm poʊrt /
a U.S. federal bank, established in 1934, that is authorized, in the interest of promoting foreign trade, to make loans to foreign governments and commercial enterprises, with the provision that such funds be used only to purchase U.S. goods.
What Is “GOP” Short For?The Republican party has a lot of history. Its origins are interesting in their own right, but one particular part of the party's history is its nickname: the GOP. Where did this nickname come from and what in the world does it mean?
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