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La Guardia

[ luh-gwahr-dee-uh ]
/ lə ˈgwɑr di ə /
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noun
Fi·o·rel·lo H(enry) [fee-uh-rel-oh], /ˌfi əˈrɛl oʊ/, 1882–1947, U.S. lawyer, political reformer, and government administrator: mayor of New York City 1933–45.
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La Guardia
/ (ləˈɡwɑːdɪə) /

noun
Fiorello H (enry) (ˌfɪəˈrɛləʊ). 1882–1947, US politician. As mayor of New York (1933–45), he organized slum-clearance and labour safeguard schemes and suppressed racketeering
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