Roosevelt

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Roo·​se·​velt | \ˈrō-zə-vəlt (Roosevelts' usual pronunciation), -ˌvelt also ˈrü-\

Definition of Roosevelt 

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(Anna) Eleanor 1884–1962 née Roosevelt, wife of Franklin Delano Roosevelt American humanitarian and writer

Roosevelt

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Definition of Roosevelt (Entry 2 of 4)

Franklin Del*a*no \ˈde-​lə-​ˌnō \ 1882–1945 32nd president of the U.S. (1933–45)

Roosevelt

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Theodore 1858–1919 26th president of the U.S. (1901–09)

Roosevelt

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Roo·​se·​velt | \ˈrō-zə-ˌvelt, -vəlt also ˈrü-\

Definition of Roosevelt (Entry 4 of 4)

river about 400 miles (644 kilometers) long in west central Brazil flowing from western Mato Grosso state north into the Aripuanã River

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Rooseveltian \ˌrō-​zə-​ˈvel-​tē-​ən, -​sh(ē-​)ən \ adjective

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