HyperDic: william_henry_seward

English > 1 sense of the expression William Henry Seward:
NOUNperson William Henry Seward, SewardUnited States politician who as Secretary of State in 1867 arranged for the purchase of Alaska from Russia (known at the time as Seward's Folly) (1801-1872)
English > William Henry Seward: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningUnited States politician who as Secretary of State in 1867 arranged for the purchase of Alaska from Russia (known at the time as Seward's Folly) (1801-1872).
SynonymSeward
Instance ofpolitician, politico, pol, political leaderA person active in party politics

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