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Schuman

[ shoo-muhn or, for 1, French shoo-mahn ]
/ ˈʃu mən or, for 1, French ʃuˈmɑ̃ /
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Ro·bert [rob-ert; French raw-ber], /ˈrɒb ərt; French rɔˈbɛr/, 1886–1963, French political leader: premier of France 1947–48.
William (Howard), 1910–92, U.S. composer and teacher.

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Schuman

noun

(French ʃuman) Robert (rɔbɛr). 1886–1963, French statesman; prime minister (1947–48). He proposed (1950) pooling the coal and steel resources of W Europe
(ˈʃuːmən) William (Howard). 1910–91, US composer
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