Truman

biographical name
Tru·​man | \ ˈtrü-mən How to pronounce Truman (audio) \

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Harry S. 1884–1972 33rd president of the U.S. (1945–53)

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“Truman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Truman. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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