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Hayes

[ heyz ]
/ heɪz /
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noun

Carlton J(oseph) H(untley), 1882–1964, U.S. historian, educator, and diplomat.
Helen Helen Hayes Brown MacArthur, 1900–93, U.S. actress.
Roland, 1887–1977, U.S. tenor.
Rutherford B(ir·chard) [bur-cherd], /ˈbɜr tʃərd/, 1822–93, nineteenth president of the U.S. 1877–81.
a river in E Manitoba, Canada, flowing NE to Hudson Bay at York Factory. 300 miles (483 km) long.

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Hayes
/ (heɪz) /

noun

Rutherford B (irchard). 1822–93, 19th president of the US (1877–81)
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