Seward

biographical name
Sew·​ard | \ ˈsü-ərd How to pronounce Seward (audio) , ˈsu̇rd \

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William Henry 1801–1872 American statesman; U.S. Secretary of State (1861–69)

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27 Jan 2020

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“Seward.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Seward. Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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