Weizmann

[ vahyts-mahn; English wahyts-muhn, vahyts- ]
/ ˈvaɪtsˌmɑn; English ˈwaɪts mən, ˈvaɪts- /

noun

Cha·im [khahy-im], /ˈxaɪ ɪm/, 1874–1952, Israeli chemist and Zionist leader, born in Russia: 1st president of Israel 1948–52.

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Weizmann
/ (ˈwaɪtsmən, ˈwaɪz-) /

noun

Chaim (ˈxaɪɪm). 1874–1952, Israeli statesman, born in Russia. As a leading Zionist, he was largely responsible for securing the Balfour Declaration (1917); first president of Israel (1949–52)
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