President Roosevelt


President Roosevelt
noun
1. 32nd President of the United States; elected four times; instituted New Deal to counter the Great Depression and led country during World War II (1882-1945)
Derivationally related forms: ↑Rooseveltian (for: ↑Roosevelt)
2. 26th President of the United States; hero of the Spanish-American War; Panama Canal was built during his administration
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"Theodore Roosevelt said `Speak softly but carry a big stick'" (1858-1919)


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