Jameson

[ jeym-suhn ]
/ ˈdʒeɪm sən /

noun

Sir Leander Starr [stahr] /stɑr/ "Doctor Jameson", 1853–1917, Scottish physician and statesman: colonial administrator in South Africa.

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Jameson
/ (ˈdʒeɪmsən) /

noun

Sir Leander Starr. 1853–1917, British administrator in South Africa, who led an expedition into the Transvaal in 1895 in an unsuccessful attempt to topple its Boer regime (the Jameson Raid); prime minister of Cape Colony (1904–08)
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