[ fawr-uh-ker, for- ]
/ ˈfɔr ə kər, ˈfɒr- /
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Mount Foraker, a mountain in central Alaska, in the Alaska Range, near Denali. 17,280 feet (5,267 meters).
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Origin of Foraker
First recorded in 1895–1900; named after Joseph B. Foraker (1846-1917), U.S. governor and senator from Ohio
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How to use Foraker in a sentence
In the words of Foraker, "They ask no favors because they are Negroes, but only justice because they are men."Your Negro Neighbor|Benjamin Brawley
Governor Foraker, of Ohio, this afternoon sent five hundred tents to this city.The Johnstown Horror|James Herbert Walker
Then mother took the blue suit, wrapped it up carefully and putting it in my hands told me to take it back to Miss Foraker.The Iron Puddler|James J. Davis
Senator Foraker said of him, at a critical moment of his public career, "De mortuis nil."Behind the Mirrors|Clinton W. Gilbert
Captain Foraker desires me to tell you that he wished the prisoner transferred to the Albatross.The Harbor of Doubt|Frank Williams