Hoover

biographical name (1)
Hoo·ver | \ ˈhü-vər \

Definition of Hoover 

(Entry 1 of 3)

Herbert Clark 1874–1964 31st president of the U.S. (1929–33)

Hoover

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Definition of Hoover (Entry 2 of 3)

J(ohn) Edgar 1895–1972 American F.B.I. director (1924–72)

Hoover

geographical name
Hoo·ver | \ ˈhü-vər \

Definition of Hoover (Entry 3 of 3)

city in central Alabama population 81,619

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