Papandreou

[pah-puh n-drey-oo]
noun
  1. An·dre·as [ahn-drey-uh s] /ɑnˈdreɪ əs/, (George),1919–1996, Greek political leader: premier 1981–89 (son of George Papandreou).
  2. George,1888–1968, Greek statesman: premier 1944, 1963–65.
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Contemporary Examples of papandreou

  • Regardless of the result, Papandreou seems destined for indefinite—and perhaps permanent—political exile.

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    Bromance Subplot to Greek Crisis

    David A. Graham

    November 5, 2011

  • Sources had told the BBC that Papandreou will resign after an emergency cabinet meeting today.

  • There are reports that Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos could replace Papandreou as prime minister.

  • When news of the talks leaked to the press, however, Papandreou abruptly pulled out, spurring a round of bitter recriminations.

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    David A. Graham

    November 5, 2011

  • Pals since their high-school days at a tony Athens prep school, Samaras and Papandreou formed an unlikely friendship.

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    David A. Graham

    November 5, 2011


British Dictionary definitions for papandreou

Papandreou

noun
  1. Andreas (George) (anˈdrɛas). 1919–96, Greek economist and socialist politician; prime minister (1981–89; 1993–96)
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