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Rockefeller

[ rok-uh-fel-er ]
/ ˈrɒk əˌfɛl ər /
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noun

John D(a·vi·son) [dey-vuh-suhn], /ˈdeɪ və sən/, 1839–1937, and his son John D(avison), Jr., 1874–1960, U.S. oil magnates and philanthropists.
Nelson A(ldrich), 1908–79, U.S. political leader: governor of New York 1959–73; vice president of the U.S. 1974–77 (son of John D. Rockefeller, Jr.).

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Rockefeller
/ (ˈrɒkəˌfɛlə) /

noun

John D (avison). 1839–1937, US industrialist and philanthropist
his son, John D (avison). 1874–1960, US capitalist and philanthropist
his son, Nelson (Aldrich). 1908–79, US politician; governor of New York State (1958–74); vice president (1974–76)
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