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Roosevelt Corollary

noun U.S. History.
  1. a corollary (1904) to the Monroe Doctrine, asserting that the U.S. might intervene in the affairs of an American republic threatened with seizure or intervention by a European country.
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Origin of Roosevelt Corollary

after Theodore Roosevelt
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