[ 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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How to use Smuts in a sentence
What happened to the Gaucho when she blew the Smuts up is too fresh in everybody's mind.
There's more than a good chance that the loss of the Jan Smuts has temporarily demoralized them.
It was the Jan Smuts; the name and the figurehead-bust of the old soldier-philosopher were plainly visible.
And in the shifting confusion on the radar-screen, there was no trace either of the Jan Smuts or the Gaucho.
More chimneys smoke than the councillor's chimney, and there are many Smuts in the world.Miscellanea|Juliana Horatia Ewing
British Dictionary definitions for Smuts
/ (smʌts) /
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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