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Smuts

[ Dutch smœts; English smuhts ]
/ Dutch smœts; English smʌts /
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Jan Chris·ti·aan [Dutch yahn -kris-tee-ahn], /Dutch yɑn ˈkrɪs tiˌɑn/, 1870–1950, South African statesman and general: prime minister 1919–24, 1939–48.

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Smuts
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noun

Jan Christiaan (jan ˈkristiˌan). 1870–1950, South African statesman; prime minister (1919–24; 1939–48). He fought for the Boers during the Boer War, then worked for Anglo-Boer reconciliation and served the Allies during World Wars I and II
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