Seward

[ soo-erd ]
/ ˈsu ərd /

noun

William Henry,1801–72, U.S. statesman: secretary of state 1861–69.
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Seward
/ (ˈsjuːəd) /

noun

William Henry. 1801–72, US statesman; secretary of state (1861–69). He was a leading opponent of slavery and was responsible for the purchase of Alaska (1867)
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