Gheorghiu-Dej

[ gyawr-gyoo-dezh ]
/ ˈgyɔr gyuˌdɛʒ /

noun

Gheor·ghe [gyawr-ge], /ˈgyɔr gɛ/, 1901–65, Romanian statesman: premier 1952–55; president of the state council 1961–65.

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Example sentences from the Web for Gheorghiu-Dej

  • As Gheorghiu-Dej's successor, Ceausescu was confronted with the necessity of consolidating his power.

    Area Handbook for Romania|Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
  • With his power base firmly established, Ceausescu acted to fully disassociate his regime from the Gheorghiu-Dej era.

    Area Handbook for Romania|Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole