Smuts

biographical name
\ ˈsməts How to pronounce Smuts (audio) , ˈsmœts \

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Jan \ ˈyän How to pronounce Smuts (audio) \ Christiaan 1870–1950 South African field marshal; prime minister (1919–24; 1939–48)

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“Smuts.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Smuts. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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