Gierek

[geer-ek; Polish gye-rek]
noun
  1. Ed·ward [ed-werd; Polish ed-vahrt] /ˈɛd wərd; Polish ˈɛd vɑrt/, 1913–2001, Polish political leader: first secretary of the Polish Communist Party 1970–80.
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