Nixon

[ nik-suh n ]
/ ˈnɪk sən /
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noun

Richard M(il·hous) [mil-hous] /ˈmɪl haʊs/, 1913–94, 37th president of the U.S., 1969–74 (resigned).
his wifeThelma Catherine RyanPat, 1912–93, U.S. First Lady 1969–74.
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Nixon

/ (ˈnɪksən) /

noun

Richard M (ilhous). 1913–94, US Republican politician; 37th president from 1969 until he resigned over the Watergate scandal in 1974
Derived FormsNixonian (nɪkˈsəʊnɪən), adjective
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Word Origin and History for nixon

Nixon


surname, variant of Nickson, literally "son of (a man named) Nick, English familiar form of Nicholas.

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