[lawr-ee-ey; French law-ryey]


Sir Wil·frid [wil-frid; French weel-freed] /ˈwɪl frɪd; French wilˈfrid/, 1841–1919, Canadian statesman: prime minister 1896–1911. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for laurier

Historical Examples of laurier

  • As we were parting at the exit gates I called Dr. Laurier aside.

  • Dr. Laurier and Mr. Bell, I must see you both, or one of you, in private.

  • The next minute Laurier and Thesiger both burst in from the gallery.

  • Laurier made inquiries, Laurier chose the turnings, Laurier doubted, Laurier decided.

    The War in the Air

    Herbert George Wells

  • Yes, it will; Laurier will do anything our boss says these days: you fix it!

    The Great Gold Rush

    W. H. P. (William Henry Pope) Jarvis

British Dictionary definitions for laurier



Sir Wilfrid. 1841–1919, Canadian Liberal statesman; the first French-Canadian prime minister (1896–1911)
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